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54 and 55, Cornhill Ec3, City of London

Description: 54 and 55, Cornhill Ec3

Grade: II
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

Location: St Peters Alley, City of London, EC3V 3 EC3V 3NU

Locality: City of London
County: Greater London
Country: England
Postcode: EC3V 3NU

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Listing Text

(South Side)
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

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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