Thornhill Road

Jake Ireland, London, 2007


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Front facade 

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  • Front facade    
  • Yard terrace    
  • Yard terrace    
  • Mezzanine level    
  • Upper level    
  • Kit corner    
  • Ground floor plan    
  • First floor plan    
  • Section A-A    
  • Section B-B    

Contemporary remodelling of a late-Georgian terrace property into a flat and a ground floor retail unit

Thornhill Road is a late-Georgian terrace in the Barnsbury Conservation Area. This project comprises a retail unit on the ground floor, and a separate flat above.

The flat incorporates a living space, gallery mezzanine level and lower-level bedroom with courtyard. Brown-stained Douglas fir timber is used for the doors, windows and cladding for the rear kitchen extension; combined with clear and translucent frameless glazing, metal copings, white render and stock brickwork.

The structural steel frame, floor/roof timber construction, front façade, rear roof dormer, rear first floor extension for kitchen and rear terrace and balcony are all new, although the proposal relates to the previous massing of the property.


  • Completed: 2007
  • Sector: House
  • Total cost: £235,300
  • Address: 30 Thornhill Road, London, N1 1HW, United Kingdom

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