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Drake House Lonsdale House, City of London

Description: Drake House Lonsdale House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 5 June 1972
English Heritage Building ID: 199427

OS Grid Reference: TQ3256480884
OS Grid Coordinates: 532564, 180884
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5113, -0.0911

Location: 4 Dowgate Hill, City of London, EC4R 2 EC4N 6LY

Locality: City of London
County: Greater London
Country: England
Postcode: EC4N 6LY

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Listing Text

(West Side)
Nos 3 and 5 (Drake House)
Nos 6 and 7 (Lonsdale House)
TQ 3280 NE 16/420 5.6.72.


1881. Simplified gothic style of red brick and terra cotta. 4 storeys plus basement dormers to slated mansard, Nos 3 and 5 with plain added storey plus mansard. Plain ground storey of polished brown granite and plate glass. Enriched, pointed arches to 1st floor windows. Segmental arches above. Corbelled cornice and arcaded parapet to Nos 6 and 7. No 3 refaced on north side where adjoining building destroyed. Vaulted entrance passage to No 4 with rich, wrought iron gates and coat of arms over. Rear elevation, of red brick and stone, continues late C17 style of courtyard with arcaded ground storey and large modillion cornice of timber above 2nd storey.

Listing NGR: TQ3256280886

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Source: English Heritage

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