Description: 34-40, Ludgate Hill Ec4
Date Listed: 10 November 1977
English Heritage Building ID: 199608
OS Grid Reference: TQ3182081163
OS Grid Coordinates: 531820, 181163
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5140, -0.1017
5002 LUDGATE HILL ec4
Nos 34 to 40 (even)
TQ 3181 SE 8/N/4
Mid-Victorian; 5 main storeys and 2 dormered storeys in the roof; minted facade
of 9 bays (the centre 3 recessed) over a ground floor with modern shopfronts.
Ground floor retains its central semi-circular recessed entrance with domical-head
and iron railed semi-circular projecting balcony to central 1st floor window over.
The facade above ground floor level freely composed mainly from French Renaissance
elements; the windows generally round-headed and in trios, those to the 2nd, 3rd
and 4th floors with attached columns and all with undivided plate glass in the
sliding sashes, the 1st and 2nd floors united by giant pilasters framing the outer
bays and untapered columns to the recessed centre; cornice at 3rd floor level above
which the 3rd and 4th floors are similarly united by giant pilasters supporting
a composed entablature with scallop ornaments in the frieze. Modern dormers.
Listing NGR: TQ3182581169
Source: English Heritage
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