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Lloyd's Building

A Grade II Listed Building in Lime Street, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5134 / 51°30'48"N

Longitude: -0.0828 / 0°4'58"W

OS Eastings: 533134

OS Northings: 181127

OS Grid: TQ331811

Mapcode National: GBR TC.KN

Mapcode Global: VHGR0.J725

Entry Name: Lloyd's Building

Listing Date: 5 June 1972

Last Amended: 10 November 1977

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1359206

English Heritage Legacy ID: 199572

Location: City of London, London, EC3V

County: London

District: City and County of the City of London

Electoral Ward/Division: Lime Street

Built-Up Area: City of London

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): City of London

Church of England Parish: St Helen Bishopsgate

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text

LEADENHALL STREET EC3
1.
5002 (South Side)
Nos 12 and 14 to 19 (consec)
(Lloyd's Building)
[Formerly listed as Nos 14
to 19)
TQ 3381 SW 11/334 5.6.72.

II

2.
Includes Nos 3 to 7 (consec) Lime Street. 1928 and 1929 to 30, by Sir Edwin Cooper (?) Rich, classical style of Portland stone. Narrow eastern part has large, ornamented doorway set in colossal niche with coffered semi-dome. Single windows to 2 storeys at either side and 5 square windows to enriched upper storey. Huge pediment with figure sculpture in tympanum. Main part of 5 main storeys with entrance at canted corner. Rusticated piers to ground storey with Doric entablature and pair of columns to entrance. Enriched rusticated mezzanine and windows above pilastered and pedimented. Carved panels to top storey and large modillion cornice topped by parapet. 3 storeyed, stepped attics to whole frontage. Curved east return of 1 window then plainer treatment with main building set back above 3-storeyed frontage. Fine entrance halls, especially to western part which houses war memorial by Lutyens (in rear portion of building). Rear ground floor hall was built as Lloyd's underwriting room.


Listing NGR: TQ3317481088

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