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Gresham College, City of London

Description: Gresham College

Grade: II
Date Listed: 10 November 1977
English Heritage Building ID: 199499

OS Grid Reference: TQ3253981305
OS Grid Coordinates: 532539, 181305
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5151, -0.0913

Location: 52 Gresham Street, City of London, EC2V 5 EC2V 7AU

Locality: City of London
County: Greater London
Country: England
Postcode: EC2V 7AU

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Listing Text

(North Side)
Gresham College
TQ 3281 SE 10/N/11


1912, by Dendy Watney and Sydney Perks. Stone, classical. 3 main storeys and
attic; 5 bays to Gresham Street, 4 bay return to Basinghall Street. High channelled
base formed by ground storey and basement; windows with architraves and alternating
segmental and triangular pediments on consoles. 1st and 2nd floors, attached giant
Ionic columns in antis 1st floor windows with keystones and alternating pediments,
3 central windows with stone balconies on corbels; entablature with pulvinated
frieze and enriched bracketed cornice; recessed stone attic. Slated roof with
dormers. Fine door in late C17 style, round headed, with blocked Roman Doric fluted
columns, entablature and broken triangular pediment. Cherubs' heads and garlands,
big armorial cartouche with the Gresham grasshopper.

Listing NGR: TQ3253881307

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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