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Moorgate Underground Station

A Grade II Listed Building in Coleman Street, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5185 / 51°31'6"N

Longitude: -0.0884 / 0°5'18"W

OS Eastings: 532730

OS Northings: 181686

OS Grid: TQ327816

Mapcode National: GBR S9.9T

Mapcode Global: VHGR0.F347

Entry Name: Moorgate Underground Station

Listing Date: 10 November 1977

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1359213

English Heritage Legacy ID: 199655

Location: City of London, London, EC2M

County: London

District: City and County of the City of London

Electoral Ward/Division: Coleman Street

Built-Up Area: City of London

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): City of London

Church of England Parish: St Giles Cripplegate

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text

TQ 3281 NE MOORGATE EC2
(West side)
627/4/3
Nos. 137-141 (Odd)
10.11.77
Moorgate Underground Station

II

Underground station with shop. 1900 by T Phillips Figgis. Red brick with Portland stone ground floor and upper floor dressings, slate roof. 6 storeys, 4 storey return with roof-storey. Ground storey stone-faced with massive keyed segmental-headed arches (those to return elevation blind) containing station entrance and shopfront. 1st, 2nd and 3rd storeys with sash windows over continuous cill bands and with architraves and cornices, those to 1st storey keyed; 4th and 5th storeys with sashes in eared architraves, beneath deeply projecting plain cornice. 6th storey gable-end over with pediment moulding corresponding with main cornice, central 3-light window with attached colonettes to mullions and continuous cornice. Round window over. Round corner tower in form of oriel deriving additional support from attached columns flanking shop-entrance, with plain square caps and carved relief band in lieu of cornice. Intermediate storeys with 3-light leaded-light windows; 4th storey rusticated stone, with round-headed windows between attached columns carried by enriched corbels, the principal cornice carved round above the column caps; leaded dome over. The ticket hall was remodelled in the 1930s and the platforms have also lost their original decoration
Included as a particularly handsome underground station building.
Sources
Laurence Menear, London's Underground Stations, 1985
David Lawrence, Underground London, 1994


Listing NGR: TQ3273081691

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