Survey of London: volume 8: Shoreditch
Sir James Bird (editor)
'No. 23, Hoxton Square', Survey of London: volume 8: Shoreditch (1922), pp. 138. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=98237 Date accessed: 26 November 2014.
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XII.—NO. 23 HOXTON SQUARE.
Condition of premises.
The Council's collection contains:
The freehold is a portion of the More estate.
This is a three-storey stock-brick building, with attic and basement.
Some of the rooms have bolection-moulded deal panelling with moulded
chair rail and cornice, and are characteristic of the work of the latter part
of the 17th century (Plate 68). The back room on the second floor has a
moulded deal mantel-piece. The staircase has moulded close strings and
the half-landings are kept clear of the outer wall, thus allowing light to
travel to the lower floors. The front room on the first floor has a doorway
with a moulded head and pulvinated frieze.
Good. Utilised as an upholstering factory.
North side of square, general view (photograph).
(fn. 1) No. 23, panelled room, details and plans (measured drawing).
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