Survey of London: volume 8: Shoreditch
Sir James Bird (editor)
'Nos. 48, 49 and 50, Hoxton Square', Survey of London: volume 8: Shoreditch (1922), pp. 140. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=98242 Date accessed: 15 September 2014.
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XXI.–XXIII.—Nos. 48, 49, and 50 HOXTON SQUARE.
General description of structure.
Condition of repair.
In the Council's collection are:
No. 48 consists of two-storey double-fronted premises with basement,
and attic in a tiled roof with dormer windows. The exterior is in brick,
with the windows divided into small panes, the frames being flush with the
wall. A plain band marks the level of the first floor, with a similar band
above the windows. The centre doorway has a lattice-work porch of good
proportions, with a concave pent roof (Plate 69). Within, the walls have
square deal panelling finished with a moulded cornice. The staircase has a
moulded close string with turned balusters and square newels (Plates 65
Nos. 49 and 50 are similar in treatment, with a pantile roof over the
dormers. These premises were designed for one occupation, but are now
divided, and have an additional staircase and entrance doorway to No. 50.
South side of square, general view (photograph).
(fn. 1) No. 48, exterior (photograph).
do. details of stair baluster (measured drawing).
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