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The Daily Telegraph Building, City of London

Description: The Daily Telegraph Building

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 May 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 199867

OS Grid Reference: TQ3146981191
OS Grid Coordinates: 531469, 181191
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5144, -0.1067

Location: Peterborough Court, City of London, EC4A 2 EC4Y 1AU

Locality: City of London
County: Greater London
Country: England
Postcode: EC4Y 1AU

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Listing Text

In the entry for


135 to 141 (odd)
(The Daily Telegraph Building)
TQ 3181 7/300

The address shall be amended to read as follows

Nos 135 to 141 (consec)
(The Daily Telegraph Building)
TQ 3181 7/300


Newspaper offices with flats above 1928. Elcock C. Sutcliffe with Thomas Tait. Portland stone granite podium, six storeys including recessed top storey. Seven windows wide. Central entrance. Five centre bays set slightly forward within five storey panel with fluted frame. Giant columns between windows. Stone facia above first floor with words ┬┐Daily Telegraph┬┐. Outer bays with carriageways and vertical windows with zig zag panels between (only first floor retains original zigzag glazing). These rise to form towers. Bronze balconies and window frames including showcases with Egyptian ornament to ground floor and openwork bronze doors. Stone relief sculptures over door, same windows and to tops of tower. Large elaborate clock attached to third floor level. Mezzanine inserted into entrance hall. Other interiors not seen.

Listing NGR: TQ3146981194

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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