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Hoare's Bank

A Grade II* Listed Building in Farringdon Without, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5139 / 51°30'49"N

Longitude: -0.1098 / 0°6'35"W

OS Eastings: 531258

OS Northings: 181129

OS Grid: TQ312811

Mapcode National: GBR MC.HH

Mapcode Global: VHGR0.16TT

Entry Name: Hoare's Bank

Listing Date: 16 July 1954

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1192633

English Heritage Legacy ID: 199461

Location: City of London, London, EC4Y

County: London

District: City and County of the City of London

Electoral Ward/Division: Farringdon Without

Built-Up Area: City of London

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): City of London

Church of England Parish: St Bride Fleet Street

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text

TQ 3181 SW FLEET STREET, EC4
(South side)
627-0/7/122 No.37 (Hoare's Bank)

16/07/54 II*

1820-30, by C Parker. Front of Bath stone. 3 storeys plus basement. 5 windows plus 1 set forward at each end. Round-arched ground- floor openings. Corniced 1st-floor windows, 2 with balconies and pediments. Centre has modillion cornice and parapet. Area railings. Courtyard at rear. The interior retains many Grecian Revival features dating from the construction of the building. The Banking Hall still has its original, but altered, oak counter with low bronze screen, and a columnar bronze stove surmounted by a lamp of the same date. Each of the balusters of the fine staircase, leading from the ground floor to the Partners' rooms on the floor above, takes the form of a bronze Doric column. The pedestal of the lampstand on the landing is decorated with scagliola, its drum girdled with a bronze frieze and surmounted by a bronze candelabrum. The suite of rooms on the first floor retain all their early-C 19 cornices, fireplaces, doorcases and doors.

Listing NGR: TQ3125881129

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