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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.
Previous / Other name:
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

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)
Grid ref: TQ310857
Size in hectares: 0.06
   
On EH National Register : No
EH grade:
Site on EH Heritage at Risk list:
Registered common or village green
on Commons Registration Act 1965:
No
Protected under London Squares
Preservation Act 1931:
Yes
 
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:
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:
   

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