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Description: Watermens Hall
Date Listed: 4 January 1950
English Heritage Building ID: 199731
OS Grid Reference: TQ3306780691
OS Grid Coordinates: 533067, 180691
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5095, -0.0839
There is also a scheduled monument, Structures of archaeological interest below Billingsgate Market, at the same location as this building or very close to it. This may be related in some way or possibly a different name for the same structure.
ST MARY AT HILL EC3
Nos 17 and 18 (Watermen's Hall)
[Formerly listed as No 18
TQ 3380 NW 17/467 4.1.50.
1778 to 80, possibly by William Blackburn (?) with extension to north dated 1786.
Small building with distinguished front of Portland stone. 2 main storeys. Rusticated
ground storey with round-arched window flanked by square headed doorways and carved
panels above. Pairs of Ionic pilasters to upper part supporting entablature with
enriched frieze and pediment rising through parapet. Large Venetian window with
fanlight in lunette and carved arms to apron. Modern, copper-roofed mansard.
Vaulted entrance passage and simple curved stone stair with enriched, upper part
and lantern. Fine 1st floor court room with pilasters and pendentives to enriched,
circular ceiling. Carved marble chimney-piece with arms above in wood or plaster.
North extension of yellow brick with painted dressings. Shop to ground floor.
3-light window to 1st floor with semi-elliptical arch and decorated mullions and
fanlight. Lunette above. Small cornice and rendered parapet. Scheduled AM.
Listing NGR: TQ3306780693
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Source: English Heritage
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