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Description: 48, Bishopsgate Ec2
Date Listed: 10 November 1977
English Heritage Building ID: 199315
OS Grid Reference: TQ3314281308
OS Grid Coordinates: 533142, 181308
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5150, -0.0826
TQ 3381 SW 11/N/6 1.8.75.
Late C19. Elaborate stone building in flamboyant Second Empire style. 4 storeys
and roof-storey; 3 bays wide.
Ground floor with original large square headed opening with plate glass window
and round arched entrance with enriched architrave and mask key crowned by console bracketed entablature with triglyph frieze and dentilled cornice.
Architraved and pedimented windows above, right hand window slightly set forward
with flanking pilasters supporting balustrade. Sill-guards to windows in wrought
iron. Console bracketed pediments at 2nd floor level. Round headed windows set
between pilasters and with projecting segmental sills and iron guards at 3rd floor level.
Bracketed cornice. Large pedimented central dormer flanked by 2 smaller round-headed dormers in high pavilion roof of copper and slate.
Wrought iron guard rails to parapet and ridge of roof. Wrought iron entrance gates and footscrapers.
Listing NGR: TQ3313981310
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Source: English Heritage
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