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Description: Dyers Hall
Date Listed: 4 January 1950
English Heritage Building ID: 199430
OS Grid Reference: TQ3254880846
OS Grid Coordinates: 532548, 180846
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5110, -0.0913
There is also a scheduled monument, Dyers' Hall, at the same location as this building or very close to it. This may be related in some way or possibly a different name for the same structure.
DOWGATE HILL EC4
Nos 10 to 13 (consec)
TQ 3280 NE 16/422 4.1.50.
1839-40, by Charles Dyer (?), with frontage to College Street. Front block mid/later
C19, of Palladian character. 4 storeys plus high basement and dormers. 5 windows
plus 1 on a canted corner and 2 to return. Red brick with painted dressings above
channelled, arcaded ground storey of stone. Order of 4 Ionic pilasters to 1st
and 2nd storeys support pediment with lunette against attic crowned by cornice
and parapet. Side windows of 5 lights. Main entrance to right of front with rich
cast iron gates. Earlier side elevation stuccoed. 3 storeys. 3 windows but 5
to channelled ground storey. 1st floor windows framed by order of Doric pilasters
topped by urns and balustrade beneath square windows above. Large, bracketed cornice
with blocking. Area railings with granite posts. Interior approached by vaulted
passage, partly floored with decorative tiles. Unremarkable except for Court Room
on 1st floor of earlier building. Beamed ceiling (altered) and marbled Corinthian
colonnades at either end. Plain chimney-piece of dark marble. Later Cl9 wainscot
of mahogany. Scheduled AM.
Listing NGR: TQ3254880846
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Source: English Heritage
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