Description: Jamaica Wine House (Jamaica Buldings)
Date Listed: 10 November 1977
English Heritage Building ID: 199736
OS Grid Reference: TQ3293881078
OS Grid Coordinates: 532938, 181078
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5130, -0.0856
ST MICHAEL'S ALLEY EC3
Jamaica Wine House
TQ 3281 SE 10/N/24
Late C19. Red brick and red stone. 3 storey section with garret storey, of 5
bays, and a single storey extension to the south. 3 storey, 3 bay symmetrical
elevation to St Michael's Alley with central entrance to the wine house flanked
by slightly projecting canted bays having slim Gothic colonettes as mullions.
The 2 upper storeys are similar with carved ornamental panels above the windows.
Access to these storeys is by a separate entrance marked 'Jamaica Buildings' in
the bay to the north. A link block in similar style joins this building to the
church of St Michael, Cornhill. This incorporates a vaulted passage at ground
floor level which gives access through round-arched openings to the church and
churchyard. This has Gothic detailing to match the church and is dated 1868.
It forms part of the alterations to the church by Scott. Plain red brick rear
elevation to churchyard.
Single storey extension of the wine house to the south in 'art nouveau' style with
slim piers of red sandstone. South elevation of 4 bays; 2 large arched windows
separated by narrow bays with ornamented panels over containing circular lights.
Listing NGR: TQ3293881081
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