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Adelaide House, City of London

Description: Adelaide House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 5 June 1972
English Heritage Building ID: 199560

OS Grid Reference: TQ3286780653
OS Grid Coordinates: 532867, 180653
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5092, -0.0868

Location: A3, City of London, EC4R 9 EC4R 9HN

Locality: City of London
County: Greater London
Country: England
Postcode: EC4R 9HN

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Listing Text

In the entry for:
(East Side)
Adelaide House

King William Street shall be amended to read London Bridge


(East Side)
Adelaide House
TQ 3280 NE 16/428 5.6.72.


1924 to 5, by Sir John Burnet and Tait. Large, steel framed building of 11 storeys,
2 being below level of entrance from approach to London Bridge. Faced in Portland
stone and grey granite with marked vertical emphasis, but with certain features
of archaic Greek and Egyptian derivation. Order of pseudo-Doric columns to low
entrance with some carved decoration above. Big, coved cornice below plain top
storey with storey below treated as frieze. Rear elevation irregular and plainly
built of yellow and white glazed brick with concrete lintols etc. Iron fire escapes.

Listing NGR: TQ3286480653

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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