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Institute of Chartered Accountants, City of London

Description: Institute of Chartered Accountants

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 4 January 1950
English Heritage Building ID: 199658

OS Grid Reference: TQ3275181447
OS Grid Coordinates: 532751, 181447
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5164, -0.0882

Location: Langthorn Court, City of London, EC2R 7 EC2R 5AR

Locality: City of London
County: Greater London
Country: England
Postcode: EC2R 5AR

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Listing Text

(East Side)
Institute of
Chartered Accountants
TQ 3281 SE 10/278 4.1.50.


1889, by John Belcher with additions of 1930 and 1970. Corner building with long
return to Great Swan Alley. Free classical style in Portland stone with much carved
ornament and figure sculpture by H Thornycroft and J A Stevenson (?) Front block
3 storeys plus basement and another storey in slated roof. Return of 3 bays then
2 storeys plus dormers, the eastern part a continuation in the original style.
Main entrance has 2 storeyed porch. Open oriel at corner and turret where level
changes. Recessed subsidiary entrance to Great Swan Alley and elaborate new entrance
at east return in Copthall Avenue. Distinguislied interior with vaulted entrance
and corridors to ground and 1st floor. Bust of Queen Victoria by Onslow Ford (1890)
in elaborate setting. Library with order of Doric columns and wooden gallery.
Main reception room (formerly council chamber) again with Doric columns supporting
pair of semi domes and large circular lantern with gallery. Mural paintings by
George Murray. Stained glass. Small reception room has bronze chimney piece by
Alfred Stevens.

Listing NGR: TQ3273681452

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Source: English Heritage

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