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Main Block of City of London School (Main Front Block Only), City of London

Description: Main Block of City of London School (Main Front Block Only)

Grade: II
Date Listed: 4 March 1969
English Heritage Building ID: 199799

OS Grid Reference: TQ3153580856
OS Grid Coordinates: 531535, 180856
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5113, -0.1059

Location: 54 Victoria Embankment, City of London, EC4V 3 EC4Y 0DE

Locality: City of London
County: Greater London
Country: England
Postcode: EC4Y 0DE

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Listing Text

Main block of City of
London School
(Main front block only)
TQ 3180 NE 14/387 4.3.69.


1881-2, by Davis and Emnanuel. Large scale, richly modelled Portland stone building
in northern renaissance manner. 2 main storeys above basement. Dormers in hipped,
slated roof. Ionic order to ground storey, Corinthian order above supporting arches
with lunette windows. Corner pavilions with cupolas. Central lantern to roof.
Short return to west: plain, eastern return now exposed. 2 lamp standards to front
area parapet. Irregular buildings at rear of no interest. Interior contains entrance
staircase of marble with colonnade, and great hall occupying whole of upper part
of main block,

Listing NGR: TQ3153580856

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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