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Bank of England, Westminster

Description: Bank of England

Grade: II
Date Listed: 5 June 1972
English Heritage Building ID: 199475

OS Grid Reference: TQ3114281135
OS Grid Coordinates: 531142, 181135
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5139, -0.1115

Location: 194 A4, Westminster, London EC4Y 9 WC2A 2JP

Locality: Westminster
County: Greater London
Country: England
Postcode: WC2A 2JP

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Listing Text

(North Side)
No 194 (Bank of England)
TQ 3181 SW 7/66 5.6.72.


Includes No 1 Bell Yard.
1886, by Sir Arthur Blomfield (?) Vigorous, Italianate corner building. Basement of rough hewn grey granite. Portland stone above, with order of engaged Doric columns to ground storey and Ionic to 2 storeys above. Red granite columns to windows, those to ground storey of Venetian type, Corner pavilions with bracketed eaves cornice. Balustrade to area and crowning main building. Good ironwork to entrance in west pavilion. Small, lower wing to rear in Bell Yard.

Listing NGR: TQ3114281139

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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