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Description: 22, Finch Lane Ec3
Date Listed: 10 November 1977
English Heritage Building ID: 199445
OS Grid Reference: TQ3290181151
OS Grid Coordinates: 532901, 181151
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5137, -0.0861
FINCH LANE EC3
TQ 3281 SE 10/N/9
(?) 1855 by Thomas Hague (Hitchcock: C19 and C20 Architecture). Office building
of painted stone and red brick. 5 bays. 4 storeys. Ground and 1st floors linked
by thin stone piers rising to form tall openings with rounded angles between jambs
and head; the slenderness of the piers is accentuated by a cavetto moulding continuous
arcnind the angles and across the heads. Those tall openings contain recessed windows
with moulded timber mullions and only a narrow transome between the 2 floors.
The design is visually reminiscent of a framed structure of cast iron.
Upper storeys with architraves to windows. Simple crowning cornice with egg and
dart enrichment to bed mould. Return elevation to Royal Exchange Avenue of 3 bays
similar to main front.
Listing NGR: TQ3290181151
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Source: English Heritage
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