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Description: Temple Bar
Date Listed: 11 June 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 157371
OS Grid Reference: TL3441000999
OS Grid Coordinates: 534410, 200999
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6917, -0.0568
TL 30SW 4/37 11.6.54
Erected in Fleet Street, 1672, architect Sir Christopher Wren,
mason, Joshua Marshall. Restored and re-erected by Sir Henry
Meux in 1888. Portland stone. 2 stage centre, L plan side
wings, in style of Italian barogne church facade. Wide depressed
segmental arch, upper stage with 4 plain Corinthian pilasters,
outer niches with statue and central arched opening with
decorative surround. Large side volutes. Modillioned segmental
pediment with inscription plaque flanked by cornucopia. Small
round-headed side arches flanked by insticated Doric pilasters.
1889 1 storey extension on SW side with similar details and
balustraded parapet. Scheduled Ancient Monument (Pevsner
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Source: English Heritage
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