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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: MIDLAND BANK

List entry Number: 1064598

Location

27-35, POULTRY EC2
MIDLAND BANK, 5, PRINCE'S STREET 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: I

Date first listed: 05-Jun-1972

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 199690

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

POULTRY EC2 1. 5002 (North Side) Nos 27 to 35 (consec) TQ 3281 SE 10/257 5.6.72.

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2. Includes No 5 (Midland Bank) Prince's Street. 1924, by Sir Edwin Lutyens. One of his finest urban buildings. Simplified classical style - faced with Portland stone. 5 storeys plus variously recessed single and double attics. Rusticated and arcaded ground storey with order of vanishing pilasters and pair of Doric columns in antis to recessed entrance. Mezzanine treated as pedestal to upper part with carved figures of boys at either end by Sir W Reid Dick. Partly channelled stonework to 3 storeys above with very simple, tall arcade. Modelled central projection to attic with large, arched opening, Corinthian pilasters pediment and urns. Low, central dome and obelisks at either end. Short return to Grocers' Hall Court with later bridge. Beyond, plain elevation of white, glazed brick with stone to ground storey. Short elevation to Princes' Street similar to front with 3 simple entrances.

Listing NGR: TQ3262281144

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National Grid Reference: TQ 32622 81144

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