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Billingsgate Market

A Grade II Listed Building in Billingsgate, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5089 / 51°30'32"N

Longitude: -0.084 / 0°5'2"W

OS Eastings: 533060

OS Northings: 180628

OS Grid: TQ330806

Mapcode National: GBR TF.88

Mapcode Global: VHGR0.HBFL

Entry Name: Billingsgate Market

Listing Date: 1 April 1980

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1358911

English Heritage Legacy ID: 199851

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

LOWER THAMES ST EC3
1
5002
Billingsgate Market
II
TQ 3380 NW 17/530

2

1872-3 (Sir) Horace Jones, architect. Huge structure in brick with
Portland stone dressings in a classical style of French seventeenth
century inspiration. Road front with ends and centre raised above
remainder. Pedimented centrepiece of three bays with round headed
arcade, the same arcade extended to right and left for five bays.
Sash windows above cill bands and cornice. End blocks with cornices
between storeys and pilaster decoration cornice with stone ornaments
and ornamental dormers. River elevation somewhat similar but with
four and a half storey end blocks with balustraded tops. Curved
mansard lead roof along frontage with decorative stone dormers.
Larger dormer in centre but otherwise as remainder.

Interior has cast-iron roofed market structure with below it,
extensive storage accommodation.

The site has been in use for market purposes since the thirteenth
century.


Listing NGR: TQ3306080628

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