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1-6, Lombard Street Ec3, City of London

Description: 1-6, Lombard Street Ec3

Grade: II
Date Listed: 10 November 1977
English Heritage Building ID: 199585

OS Grid Reference: TQ3271581066
OS Grid Coordinates: 532715, 181066
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5129, -0.0888

Location: King William Street, City of London, EC3V 9 EC3V 9AA

Locality: City of London
County: Greater London
Country: England
Postcode: EC3V 9AA

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Listing Text

(South Side)
Nos 1 to 6 (consec)
TQ 3281 SE 10/N/43


1908 and 1915 by Dunn and Watson with W Curtis Green. Symmetrical stone facade
convex curved to follow line of street; 5 main storeys and 2 dormered roof storeys;
17 bays (3+11+3) with end pavilions of slight projection; tall channelled arcuated
base embracing lower 2 storeys, each arch containing iron railings to basement
windows and stone balustrades to mezzanine (lst) floor windows; giant Corinthian
order uniting 2nd, 3rd and 4th floors with attached unfluted columns and richly
carved entablature with dentilled and modillioned cornice and lion masks in the
cyma; crowning balustrade with plain dies, turned balusters and moulded capping.
The end pavilions emphasized by tripartite treatment with central ground floor
opening flanked by Byzantine columns carrying an enriched lintol and cornice; channelled
quoin piers to upper storeys. Central tripartite feature to main facade with tall
arched opening leading to coffered turret vaulted entrance flanked by 2 storey
narrower openings matching those to end pavilions. Balconies with iron balustrades
to all 3rd floor windows; the slated roof not prominent behind crowning balustrade.
To the left of the symmetrical 17 bay facade a lower 4 storeyed corner block, circular
on plan and containing another entrance. Facade returns to St Swithin's Lane.

Listing NGR: TQ3270481062

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Source: English Heritage

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