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Lloyd's Registry

A Grade II* Listed Building in Aldgate, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5124 / 51°30'44"N

Longitude: -0.0787 / 0°4'43"W

OS Eastings: 533419

OS Northings: 181029

OS Grid: TQ334810

Mapcode National: GBR VD.G0

Mapcode Global: VHGR0.L77X

Entry Name: Lloyd's Registry

Listing Date: 5 June 1972

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1192466

English Heritage Legacy ID: 199440

Location: City of London, London, EC3M

County: London

District: City and County of the City of London

Electoral Ward/Division: Aldgate

Built-Up Area: City of London

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): City of London

Church of England Parish: St Olave Hart Street

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text

TQ 3381 SW 11/378
5002
5.6.72


FENCHURCH STREET EC3 (South Side)
No 71 (Lloyds Registry)


GV II*


Includes No 2 Lloyd's Avenue.
1900, by Collcutt. Rich, Portland stone, corner building in free classical style with much sculptured and carved decoration, by Frampton (?). 3 main storeys plus 1 in slated roof. Additional modern storey. Ground storey partly arcaded with order of rusticated Doric columns. Ionic order to 1st floor with balustraded and pedimented windows. 2 circular, domed turrets and balustrade to modelled attic. Entrance in Fenchurch Street set behind arcade with good wrought iron gates etc. Secondary entrance in Lloyd's Avenue with curved, domed pavilion at set-back in frontage. Larger part of this elevation plainer, with rusticated upper wall face. Interior of front part of building of unusual interest with vaulted entrance hall and staircase of coloured marbles. Sculpture, frieze etc by Frampton (?) in marble, bronze and mother-of-pearl. Circular stained glass window. Vaulted library on ground floor with good inlaid joinery, carved marble chimney piece etc. 1st floor landing richly decorated. Also general committee room with marble columns on pedestals supporting vaulted ceiling, the panels painted by Gerald Moira. Good chimney piece with decorative tiles and painting by F Brangwyn to upper part hiding figure carving. Inlaid mahogany wainscot and doorcase with bronze reliefs and clock face of mother-of-pearl in tympanum of segmental pediment. Furniture similar to wainscot.


Listing NGR: TQ3341981029

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