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Description: 3, King Street Ec2 (See Details for Further Address Information)
Date Listed: 5 June 1972
English Heritage Building ID: 199369
OS Grid Reference: TQ3248181181
OS Grid Coordinates: 532481, 181181
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5140, -0.0922
TQ 3281 SW 9/240 5.6.72.
Includes No 3 King Street.
1836, by Hopper. Interior burnt in World War II and rebuilt with additional roof
storeys and footway under frontage to Cheapside. Distinguished classical design
in Portland stone with arcaded ground storey of grey granite. 2 pilastered storeys above with pedimented windows, and balustrade in front of recessed attic. 2-storeyed, irregular, slated mansard. Long return to King Street slightly plainer, ending with arched entrance topped by carved figure of Atlas. Plainer still return to Ironmonger Lane ending in pedimented pavilion with stepped and arched staircase windows. This and the entrance in King Street are probably a later Cl9 addition. Modern, bracketed clock to Cheapside.
Listing NGR: TQ3248881197
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Source: English Heritage
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