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Basildon House

A Grade II Listed Building in Coleman Street, London

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1064583

English Heritage Legacy ID: 199652

Location: City of London, London, EC2R

County: London

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

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Listing Text

TQ 3281 SE 10/275

MOORGATE EC2 (West Side)
Nos 7 to 11 (odd) (Basildon House)


GV
II
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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