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Gresham College

A Grade II Listed Building in Cheap, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5151 / 51°30'54"N

Longitude: -0.0913 / 0°5'28"W

OS Eastings: 532539

OS Northings: 181306

OS Grid: TQ325813

Mapcode National: GBR RC.N1

Mapcode Global: VHGR0.C5LT

Entry Name: Gresham College

Listing Date: 10 November 1977

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1359188

English Heritage Legacy ID: 199499

Location: City of London, London, EC2V

County: London

District: City and County of the City of London

Electoral Ward/Division: Cheap

Built-Up Area: City of London

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): City of London

Church of England Parish: St Vedast Foster Lane

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text

GRESHAM STREET EC2
1.
5002
(North Side)
Gresham College
TQ 3281 SE 10/N/11

II GV

2.
1912, by Dendy Watney and Sydney Perks. Stone, classical. 3 main storeys and
attic; 5 bays to Gresham Street, 4 bay return to Basinghall Street. High channelled
base formed by ground storey and basement; windows with architraves and alternating
segmental and triangular pediments on consoles. 1st and 2nd floors, attached giant
Ionic columns in antis 1st floor windows with keystones and alternating pediments,
3 central windows with stone balconies on corbels; entablature with pulvinated
frieze and enriched bracketed cornice; recessed stone attic. Slated roof with
dormers. Fine door in late C17 style, round headed, with blocked Roman Doric fluted
columns, entablature and broken triangular pediment. Cherubs' heads and garlands,
big armorial cartouche with the Gresham grasshopper.


Listing NGR: TQ3253881307

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