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Latitude: 51.5153 / 51°30'54"N
Longitude: -0.0899 / 0°5'23"W
OS Eastings: 532638
OS Northings: 181322
OS Grid: TQ326813
Mapcode National: GBR RB.ZZ
Mapcode Global: VHGR0.D5CQ
Entry Name: Basildon House
Listing Date: 10 November 1977
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1064583
English Heritage Legacy ID: 199652
Location: City of London, London, EC2R
District: City and County of the City of London
Electoral Ward/Division: Coleman Street
Built-Up Area: City of London
Traditional County: Middlesex
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): City of London
Church of England Parish: St Margaret Lothbury
Church of England Diocese: London
TQ 3281 SE 10/275
MOORGATE EC2 (West Side)
Nos 7 to 11 (odd) (Basildon House)
Late C19. In a Baroque style with Grecian details. Three storeys and two attic storeys, the upper set back. Three bays to Moorgate, five bays to the return; ground floor of pink granite forms a plinth.
First and second floors of Portland stone with polished granite giant Composite attached columns, square at the corner of the building. Big bow oriel windows to centre of each elevation, that to Moorgate rising to third floor level. Main entablature breaks forward over columns and follows curve of oriels. Third floor forms an attic storey - whose outer bays are articulated by bold and sculpted volutes carrying large urn finials, separating paired windows beneath pediments with carved tympana. The fourth (upper attic) floor has pedimented windows which interrupt a deep and enriched frieze.
Listing NGR: TQ3263881322
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