Stationers Hall Stationers' Hall, City of London
Description: Stationers Hall
Date Listed: 4 January 1950
English Heritage Building ID: 199293
OS Grid Reference: TQ3183181201
OS Grid Coordinates: 531831, 181201
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5144, -0.1015
Location: 4 Amen Court, City of London, EC4M 7 EC4M 7QN
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There is also a scheduled monument, Stationers' Hall, at the same location as this building or very close to it. This may be related in some way or possibly a different name for the same structure.
AVE MARIA LANE EC4
(Formerly listed under
TQ 3181 SE 8/188 4.1.50.
Late C17 and later. Hall circa 1670, refaced by Robert Mylne in 1800. East side
of Portland stone with 4 round-arched windows and doorway with arch above. Small
cornice and high parapet with Coade stone panels. Semi-circular steps and pair
of ornamental lamp standards to entrance. Second, lower entrance to basement.
Fine lead rainwater head. Rear rendered in plain manner.
Interior has coved plaster ceiling of C19 character. Fine original screen, with
modest staircase, also doorcases, dressers panelling etc with much carving. C19
stained glass. Further fine carved C17 joinery in Stock Room to east, which with
adjoining staircase dates from 1887. This wing has high basement and is faced
in Portland stone with slated roof and a low spire above a bay window. Small,
stone-faced addition at south end of hall with entrance below. Courtroom, to north of rear garden has been rebuilt but retains some C18 features. To west is simple, original building of 1 storey now stuccoed. Mullioned and transomed windows. Hipped, tiled roof. South side of garden is enclosed by St Martin's Church. Scheduled
Listing NGR: TQ3183181201
Source: English Heritage
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