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Description: 54 and 55, Cornhill Ec3
Date Listed: 10 November 1977
English Heritage Building ID: 199402
OS Grid Reference: TQ3299781117
OS Grid Coordinates: 532997, 181117
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5133, -0.0848
Nos 54 and 55
TQ 3281 SE 10/N/8
TQ 3381 SW 11/N/8
1893 by Runtz. In an early C16 French 'Loire chateaux' style. Terracotta. 4
storeys and attic. Modern shop front with original strapwork fascia. Facade symmetrical
to 2nd floor level with 2 bay centre piece of mullioned and transomed windows,
pedestalled Tuscan pilasters and superimposed order of Ionic pilasters and pierced
balustrade. Rhythm of facade changes at 3rd floor level with 3 mullioned and transomed
windows surmounted by asymmetrically placed triangular gable containing window
with strapwork. To left octagonal 2 storey tower with strapwork frieze, cornice,
and cupola. Crouching devil on apex of gable, chimera on corbel of tower.
Listing NGR: TQ3299981117
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Source: English Heritage
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