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54 and 55, Cornhill Ec3

A Grade II Listed Building in Cornhill, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5133 / 51°30'48"N

Longitude: -0.0848 / 0°5'5"W

OS Eastings: 532997

OS Northings: 181117

OS Grid: TQ329811

Mapcode National: GBR TC.3P

Mapcode Global: VHGR0.H716

Entry Name: 54 and 55, Cornhill Ec3

Listing Date: 10 November 1977

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1064711

English Heritage Legacy ID: 199402

Location: City of London, London, EC3V

County: London

District: City and County of the City of London

Electoral Ward/Division: Cornhill

Built-Up Area: City of London

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): City of London

Church of England Parish: St Peter Upon Cornhill

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text

CORNHILL EC3
1.
5002
(South Side)
------------
Nos 54 and 55
TQ 3281 SE 10/N/8
TQ 3381 SW 11/N/8

II

2.
1893 by Runtz. In an early C16 French 'Loire chateaux' style. Terracotta. 4
storeys and attic. Modern shop front with original strapwork fascia. Facade symmetrical
to 2nd floor level with 2 bay centre piece of mullioned and transomed windows,
pedestalled Tuscan pilasters and superimposed order of Ionic pilasters and pierced
balustrade. Rhythm of facade changes at 3rd floor level with 3 mullioned and transomed
windows surmounted by asymmetrically placed triangular gable containing window
with strapwork. To left octagonal 2 storey tower with strapwork frieze, cornice,
and cupola. Crouching devil on apex of gable, chimera on corbel of tower.


Listing NGR: TQ3299981117

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