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Statutory Address:

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

Greater London Authority
Islington (London Borough)
National Grid Reference:
TQ 31500 84193



TQ3184SE COLLEGE CROSS 635-1/53/328 (West side) 29/09/72 Nos.1-23 (Odd) (Formerly Listed as: COLLEGE CROSS Nos.1-5 (Odd)) (Formerly Listed as: COLLEGE CROSS Nos.7-19 (Odd)) (Formerly Listed as: COLLEGE CROSS Nos.21-23 (Odd))


Terraced houses. 1836-43. Built by T.Pearson. Yellow brick set in Flemish bond, stucco, roofs of tiles and Welsh and artificial slate, so far as visible. Three storeys over basement, some houses with dormers in attic; two windows each. Nos 1-3, 11-13 and 21-23 set slightly forward. Basement and ground floor stuccoed, ground floor decorated with banded rustication. Segmental-arched entrance with pilasters, fanlight with decorative glazing and panelled door of original design; all windows flat-arched, those to first and second floors with heads of gauged brick, those to the first floor being of piano nobile proportions with individual cast-iron balconies; sashes of original design throughout; cornice and blocking course; stacks to party walls. Features of individual houses are: no 1 has side entrance in Barnsbury Street with stuccoed architrave of Doric pilasters and entablature, and fluted quarter-columns to doorcase; gable end treated as pediment, with one flat-arched window in it; nos 3, 5 and 7 have flat-arched dormers in attic; no 11 lacks cornice, has been extensively rebuilt and has a dormer in roof; nos 13-15 have brickwork of upper floors painted and lack cornices; no 21 has a flat-arched dormer; no 23 has a two-storey entrance bay to right-hand return, with segmental-arched entrance having moulded architrave, pilasters, fanlight and panelled door of original design, flanked by two pointed-arched windows with moulded architraves, the first floor probably added with stucco cornice and blocking course; staircase wing with additional entrance added to rear. (Historians' file, English Heritage London Division).

Listing NGR: TQ3150084193


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This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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Date: 15 Nov 2001
Reference: IOE01/03555/12
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