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Description: 10, Fleet Street Ec4
Date Listed: 10 November 1977
English Heritage Building ID: 199452
OS Grid Reference: TQ3115781105
OS Grid Coordinates: 531157, 181105
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5137, -0.1113
FLEET STREET EC4
TQ 3181 SW 7/N/1
Offices 1885, by R W Edis. Pink brick and terracotta. 4 storeys and attic. 5 bays that on the right wider than the others and with a canted oriel bay window running through 1st and 2nd storeys. Ground floor channeled and containing 3 semi-circular headed window openings and lower doorway with bearded mask to keystone; pulvinated frieze and dentil cornice at 1st floor level. Mullion and transom windows to upper floors 1st floor with triangular pediments, 2nd floor with open scroll pediments. Swagged Ionic pilasters at 3rd floor supporting rich entablature. Balustraded parapet broken by triangular gable with inset window. Slated mansard roof and dormers. Passage to right with wrought iron gate and overthrow with the Middle Temple: Angus Dei,1905,ADT.Interior: decorative
plasterwork and staircases with wrought-iron balustrades. Subsidiary features: rear wing leads into building to left, facing Middle Temple Lane and formerly part of No. 15 Fleet Street. Built 1859-60 as Rainbow Tavern by Rawlinson Parkinson. Stucco front to Middle Temple Lane: 4-storey, 3 bay front articulated by Tuscan pilasters and rusticated quoin strips. Interior: Former "coffee room", now library, on ground floor has fine plaster ceiling by H Parsons, divided into sunken panels and lavishly executed with foliage and swags of fruit.Includes rear block facing Middle Temple Lane (west side).
Listing NGR: TQ3115881103
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