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Watermens Hall

A Grade II* Listed Building in Billingsgate, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5095 / 51°30'34"N

Longitude: -0.0839 / 0°5'2"W

OS Eastings: 533067

OS Northings: 180692

OS Grid: TQ330806

Mapcode National: GBR TF.92

Mapcode Global: VHGR0.HBH5

Entry Name: Watermens Hall

Listing Date: 4 January 1950

Last Amended: 10 November 1977

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1285652

English Heritage Legacy ID: 199731

Location: City of London, London, EC3R

County: London

District: City and County of the City of London

Electoral Ward/Division: Billingsgate

Built-Up Area: City of London

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): City of London

Church of England Parish: St Mary at Hill Eastcheap

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text

ST MARY AT HILL EC3
1.
5002
(West Side)
Nos 17 and 18 (Watermen's Hall)
[Formerly listed as No 18
(Watermen's Hall)]
TQ 3380 NW 17/467 4.1.50.

II* GV

2.
1778 to 80, possibly by William Blackburn (?) with extension to north dated 1786.
Small building with distinguished front of Portland stone. 2 main storeys. Rusticated
ground storey with round-arched window flanked by square headed doorways and carved
panels above. Pairs of Ionic pilasters to upper part supporting entablature with
enriched frieze and pediment rising through parapet. Large Venetian window with
fanlight in lunette and carved arms to apron. Modern, copper-roofed mansard.
Vaulted entrance passage and simple curved stone stair with enriched, upper part
and lantern. Fine 1st floor court room with pilasters and pendentives to enriched,
circular ceiling. Carved marble chimney-piece with arms above in wood or plaster.
North extension of yellow brick with painted dressings. Shop to ground floor.
3-light window to 1st floor with semi-elliptical arch and decorated mullions and
fanlight. Lunette above. Small cornice and rendered parapet. Scheduled AM.


Listing NGR: TQ3306780693

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