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Carmelite House, City of London

Description: Carmelite House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 10 November 1977
English Heritage Building ID: 199353

OS Grid Reference: TQ3144080894
OS Grid Coordinates: 531440, 180894
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5117, -0.1073

Location: Tallis Street, City of London, EC4Y 0 EC4Y 7DX

Locality: City of London
County: Greater London
Country: England
Postcode: EC4Y 7DX

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Listing Text

No 8
(Carmelite House)
TQ 3180 NW 13/N/8


Includes Nos 1 to 5 (consec) Tallis Street.
Late C19. Red brick with stone dressings and bands. 5 storeys, higher corner
tower with octagonal slate roof with lantern cupola, and flagstaff. Ground floor,
blue brick plinth, banded brick piers with stone capital course of shells, sea
gods and monsters. Plain stone frieze and cornice over, with corbels carrying
semi-octagonal brick pilasters against piers between windows on 1st, 2nd and 3rd
floors. Mullion and transom windows, including recessed oriels. Continuous stone bands at cills and heads, with moulded brick panels below 2nd and 3rd floorwindows. Strapwork frieze and cornice, with plainer attic storey over, with brick parapet and stone coping. Brick pilasters carried up, terminating in stone finials. Slated roof over, with dormer windows.

Listing NGR: TQ3143680901

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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