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Latitude: 51.5155 / 51°30'55"N
Longitude: -0.1018 / 0°6'6"W
OS Eastings: 531808
OS Northings: 181330
OS Grid: TQ318813
Mapcode National: GBR PB.9X
Mapcode Global: VHGR0.651J
Entry Name: Central Criminal Court
Listing Date: 28 February 1970
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1359218
English Heritage Legacy ID: 199676
Location: City of London, London, EC1A
District: City and County of the City of London
Electoral Ward/Division: Farringdon Within
Built-Up Area: City of London
Traditional County: Middlesex
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): City of London
Church of England Parish: St Sepulchre Holborn
Church of England Diocese: London
OLD BAILEY EC4
Central Criminal Court
TQ 3181 SE 8/180 29.2.70.
1900-1907 by Mountford. Large classical building of Portland stone. 3 main storeys.
Rusticated ground storey with round-arched openings and central entrance with carved
figures above. 2 smaller entrances. Ionic order to channelled upper storeys.
Main entablature topped by high blocking and balustrade. Central copper-roofed
dome on square, rusticated base with Ionic colonnade and stone lantern bearing
gilded figure of Justice. Short, bowed return to Newgate Street. Interior has
large lower and upper halls and a central staircase faced with stone, marble and
alabaster. Mosaic decoration and mural paintings by Gerald Moira. Sculpture by
Pomeroy. Important collection of statues of various dates. Courts Nos 2 and 3
rebuilt since 1945. Main original interiors all carefully designed. Modern extension
Listing NGR: TQ3180981314
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