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The Mayor's and the City of London Court, City of London

Description: The Mayor's and the City of London Court

Grade: II
Date Listed: 10 November 1977
English Heritage Building ID: 199505

OS Grid Reference: TQ3252781328
OS Grid Coordinates: 532527, 181328
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5153, -0.0915

Location: Guildhall Buildings, City of London, EC2V 5 EC2V 7HH

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

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Listing Text

The Mayor's and
the City of London Court
TQ 3281 SE 10/N/44


1893, by Andrew Murray. Perpendicular Gothic, rock-faced stone with ashlar dressings, string courses etc. 2 storey front with 3-storey return on Basinghall Street. Principal elements of main facade are 2 3-bay ranges, with mullioned and transomed windows, those to the 1st storey cusped, between buttresses, flanking a lower 3-bay main entrance, slightly recessed with arched central door with carved spandrels, surmounted by 4 centre-arched traceried window to 1st storey, and crowning crocketted gable. The principal elements have blind traceried parapets, with carved gargoyles at the corners of the flanking ranges. Slated roofs with gable-ends. Stone turret with lead spirelet over east range, octagonal lantern with ogee lead cupola over west range.

Listing NGR: TQ3253881324

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Source: English Heritage

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