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Goldsmiths Hall, City of London

Description: Goldsmiths Hall

Grade: I
Date Listed: 4 January 1950
English Heritage Building ID: 199478

OS Grid Reference: TQ3221981357
OS Grid Coordinates: 532219, 181357
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5157, -0.0959

Location: Foster Lane, City of London, EC2V 6 EC1A 4AS

Locality: City of London
County: Greater London
Country: England
Postcode: EC1A 4AS

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There is also a scheduled monument, Goldsmiths' 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.

Listing Text

(East Side)
Goldsmith's Hall
TQ 3281 SW 9/217 4.1.50.


1829-35 by Philip Hardwick. Detached, Portland stone building in rich classical
style. 3 storeys. 11 Windows to main west front with engaged, 6 columned, Corinthian
portico, on high pedestal, rising through 3 storeys. Returns have 7 windows with
4 pilasters. Pedimented lst floor windows: central 5 to west front have balconies
on brackets with elaborate carving above. Pair of lamps and good metalwork to
entrance. 4 good lamp standards on granite bases - lanterns possibly renewed.
Irregular rear with cast iron area railing and 5 large, round arched windows to
hall on 1st floor. Very good interior, especially staircase, hall and north front
room. Scheduled AM.

Listing NGR: TQ3221981357

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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