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List entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: INSTITUTE OF CHARTERED ACCOUNTANTS

List entry Number: 1064586

Location

INSTITUTE OF CHARTERED ACCOUNTANTS, MOORGATE PLACE EC2

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
Greater London AuthorityCity and County of the City of LondonLondon Borough

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 04-Jan-1950

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 199658

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History

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Details

MOORGATE PLACE EC2 1. 5002 (East Side) Institute of Chartered Accountants TQ 3281 SE 10/278 4.1.50.

II*

2. 1889, by John Belcher with additions of 1930 and 1970. Corner building with long return to Great Swan Alley. Free classical style in Portland stone with much carved ornament and figure sculpture by H Thornycroft and J A Stevenson (?) Front block 3 storeys plus basement and another storey in slated roof. Return of 3 bays then 2 storeys plus dormers, the eastern part a continuation in the original style. Main entrance has 2 storeyed porch. Open oriel at corner and turret where level changes. Recessed subsidiary entrance to Great Swan Alley and elaborate new entrance at east return in Copthall Avenue. Distinguislied interior with vaulted entrance and corridors to ground and 1st floor. Bust of Queen Victoria by Onslow Ford (1890) in elaborate setting. Library with order of Doric columns and wooden gallery. Main reception room (formerly council chamber) again with Doric columns supporting pair of semi domes and large circular lantern with gallery. Mural paintings by George Murray. Stained glass. Small reception room has bronze chimney piece by Alfred Stevens.

Listing NGR: TQ3273681452

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National Grid Reference: TQ 32751 81447

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