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Midland Bank, City of London

Description: Midland Bank

Grade: II
Date Listed: 5 June 1972
English Heritage Building ID: 199762

OS Grid Reference: TQ3294181186
OS Grid Coordinates: 532941, 181186
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5140, -0.0855

Location: 2 Finch Lane, City of London, EC2R 8 EC2N 2AX

Locality: City of London
County: Greater London
Country: England
Postcode: EC2N 2AX

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Listing Text

(South Side)
TQ 3281 SE 10/319 5. 6. 72 No 5
- No 6
(Midland Bank)

Includes 4 Newman's Court. Original building (No 5) 1856, by W Mosely (?). Classical
building on corner site. Portland stone. 4 main storeys. 1 window to Threadneedle
Street and 4 to Finch Lane. Rusticated ground storey with decorative iron grilles
to windows and crowning entablature. Pair of Doric columns to entrance at rounded
corner with lunette over and carving above. Pedimented and balustraded 1st floor
windows. Large, bracketed cornice.
Extended to the east (No 6) and to the rear in Finch Lane. Elevation to Threadneedle
Street, stone faced, 4 storeys, 5 bays. Ground floor windows with iron grilles,
between rusticated piers. Round headed door with Doric pilasters and entablature.
Cherub head keystone, broken segmental pediment with inset scrolled pediment and
coat of arms, 1st floor windows with stone balconies and alternating segmental
and triangular pediments. Upper floors with quoins and cill bands. Simple cornice.
Elevation to Finch Lane plainer continuation of Threadneedle Street design; not
of special interest.

Listing NGR: TQ3293881184

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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