Nos. 48, 49 and 50, Hoxton Square


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Sir James Bird (editor)

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'Nos. 48, 49 and 50, Hoxton Square', Survey of London: volume 8: Shoreditch (1922), pp. 140. URL: Date accessed: 27 November 2014.


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XXI.–XXIII.—Nos. 48, 49, and 50 HOXTON SQUARE.

General description of structure.

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 and 66).

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.

Condition of repair.


In the Council's collection are:

South side of square, general view (photograph).

(fn. 1) No. 48, exterior (photograph). do. details of stair baluster (measured drawing).


1 Reproduced here.