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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)
Non Civil Parish
National Grid Reference:
TQ 31637 81734


TQ3181 NE CHARTERHOUSE STREET 2/36 Nos 51-53(consec)

GV 28.4.88 II

Cold store. 1899. Designed by C Stanley Peach. Brick with stone dressings and decoration; tiled mansard pavilions; otherwise roof not visible. 2 main stages. 7 bays to ground floor. Ground floor with Ionic half columns to centre 5 bays and Ionic console capitals to end bays. Blind arches to end bays and archway to second bay from left. Centre bays open with timber doors in pairs, or roll-down doors. Cornice above ground floor with words 'London Central Markets Cold Storage' to frieze. End bays to upper stage slightly advanced, with stone quoins and low, decorative pavilion roofs. Pilaster strips flanking centre bay, rising to arched window set in central pediment. Cartouches to centre and end bays, the latter with narrow corniced slit-like apertures beneath. Dentil cornice above first stage, with scrolly consoles below central pediment. Ball finials to left and right of pediment and turned finials to pavilion roofs to left and right, which each have inset circular window with decorative architrave. Built for J Van den Bergh, a cooper/margarine merchant. A relatively early cold store, treated architecturally. ------------------------------------------------------------ (This building was formerly listed in the City of London).

Listing NGR: TQ3161681724


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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: 23 Sep 2006
Reference: IOE01/16081/10
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