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1-4, Giltspur Street Ec1, City of London

Description: 1-4, Giltspur Street Ec1

Grade: II
Date Listed: 5 June 1972
English Heritage Building ID: 199487

OS Grid Reference: TQ3182181537
OS Grid Coordinates: 531821, 181537
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5174, -0.1015

Location: 1 Giltspur Street, City of London, EC1A 9 EC1A 9LA

Locality: City of London
County: Greater London
Country: England
Postcode: EC1A 9LA

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Listing Text

(West Side)
Nos 1 to 4 (consec)
TQ 3181 NE 2/513 5.6.72.


Late C19, much altered. Listed only for late C17 carved and painted figure of
naked boy on bracket, set into return wall to Cock Lane. Erected to mark the point
where The Great Fire of 1666 was finally extinguished. The figure was formerly
winged and had the inscription on the breast and arms "This boy is in memory put
up for the late Fire of London occasioned by The Sin of Gluttony, 1666" [RCHM].

Listing NGR: TQ3182181537

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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