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Highbury Park Terrace Islington

Summary

The site is an oblong enclosed area set back from the hilltop road beyond Highbury Barn, which forms the frontage to Highbury Park Terrace, a range of 20 elaborate Grecian terraced houses. The strip of garden is above pavement level behind a retaining wall and contains grass and a row of horse chestnuts. It is shown on Cruchley's map of 1829.

Basic Details

Site location:
Highbury Park

Postcode:
N5 ( Google Map)

Type of site:
Private Garden

Date(s):
1829; 1831-36

Designer(s):

Listed structures:
LB: Nos. 23 - 61 Highbury Park Terrace; railings to gardens

Borough:
Islington

Site ownership:
LB Islington

Site management:
Greenspace

Open to public?
Yes

Opening times:
unrestricted

Special conditions:

Facilities:
none

Events:

Public transport:
Tube: Highbury & Islington (Victoria) the bus. Bus: 4, 19, 236

The information shown above was correct at the time of the last update 01/04/2012
Please check with the site owner or manager for latest news. www.islington.gov.uk

Further Information

Grid ref:
TQ310857

Size in hectares:
0.06

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:
Highbury Fields

Tree Preservation Order:
No

Nature Conservation Area:
No

Green Belt:
No

Metropolitan Open Land:
No

Special Policy Area:
No

Other LA designation:
None

Fuller information

Sources consulted:

Mary Cosh, The Squares of Islington Part II: Islington Parish, (London, 1993); Ben Weinreb & Christopher Hibbert, 'The London Encyclopaedia' (Macmillan, revised ed. 1993); Report of the Royal Commission on London Squares (1928)

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