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Midland Bank

A Grade I Listed Building in Walbrook, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5137 / 51°30'49"N

Longitude: -0.0902 / 0°5'24"W

OS Eastings: 532622

OS Northings: 181144

OS Grid: TQ326811

Mapcode National: GBR RC.XK

Mapcode Global: VHGR0.D66Y

Entry Name: Midland Bank

Listing Date: 5 June 1972

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1064598

English Heritage Legacy ID: 199690

Location: City of London, London, EC2R

County: London

District: City and County of the City of London

Electoral Ward/Division: Walbrook

Built-Up Area: City of London

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): City of London

Church of England Parish: St Mary le Bow Cheapside

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text

POULTRY EC2
1.
5002
(North Side)
Nos 27 to 35 (consec)
TQ 3281 SE 10/257 5.6.72.

I

2.
Includes No 5 (Midland Bank) Prince's Street. 1924, by Sir Edwin Lutyens. One
of his finest urban buildings. Simplified classical style - faced with Portland
stone. 5 storeys plus variously recessed single and double attics. Rusticated
and arcaded ground storey with order of vanishing pilasters and pair of Doric columns
in antis to recessed entrance. Mezzanine treated as pedestal to upper part with
carved figures of boys at either end by Sir W Reid Dick. Partly channelled stonework
to 3 storeys above with very simple, tall arcade. Modelled central projection
to attic with large, arched opening, Corinthian pilasters pediment and urns. Low,
central dome and obelisks at either end. Short return to Grocers' Hall Court with
later bridge. Beyond, plain elevation of white, glazed brick with stone to ground
storey. Short elevation to Princes' Street similar to front with 3 simple entrances.


Listing NGR: TQ3262281144

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