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Caledonian Road Triangle Islington

Summary

Caledonian Road Triangle was formerly owned by Mr A J Thornhill who in the C19th leased it for a nominal rent to Islington Borough Council as public open space. It was preserved under the London Squares and Enclosures (Preservation) Act of 1906 'for the lifetime of Mr Thornhill', and remains public open space maintained by the borough council. Today it is surrounded by low brick walls surmounted by railings, and is planted with shrubs and has at least one mature tree.

Basic Details

Site location:
Caledonian Road/Wynford Road

Postcode:
N1 ( Google Map)

Type of site:
Public Open Land

Date(s):
C19th

Designer(s):

Listed structures:
None

Borough:
Islington

Site ownership:
LB Islington

Site management:
Not on LBI Greenspace list - check if Highways maintain

Open to public?
Yes

Opening times:
unrestricted

Special conditions:

Facilities:

Events:

Public transport:
Tube: King's Cross (Northern, Piccadilly, Victoria, Metropolitan, Hammersmith & City, Circle). Rail: King's Cross. Bus: 17, 91, 259.

The information shown above was correct at the time of the last update 01/04/2004
Please check with the site owner or manager for latest news.

Further Information

Grid ref:
TQ306834

Size in hectares:

Green Flag:
No

On EH National Register :
No

EH grade:
None

Site on EH Heritage at Risk list:
No

Registered common or village green on Commons Registration Act 1965:
No

Protected under London Squares Preservation Act 1931:
Yes

Local Authority Data

The information below is taken from the relevant Local Authority's planning legislation, which was correct at the time of research but may have been amended in the interim. Please check with the Local Authority for latest planning information.

On Local List:
No

In Conservation Area:
Yes

Conservation Area name:
Barnsbury

Tree Preservation Order:
No

Nature Conservation Area:
No

Green Belt:
No

Metropolitan Open Land:
No

Special Policy Area:
No

Other LA designation:
Caledonian Road: Secondary Road Network

Fuller information

Sources consulted:

Report of the Royal Commission for London Squares, 1928

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