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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: MANSION HOUSE

List entry Number: 1064604

Location

MANSION HOUSE, MANSION HOUSE STREET EC2
MANSION HOUSE, WALBROOK EC4

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: 04-Jan-1950

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 199614

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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

MANSION HOUSE STREET EC2 1. 5002 (South Side) Mansion House TQ 3281 SE 10/259 4.1.50. -

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2. 1739 to 53, by Dance the Elder. Monumental, classical building with rusticated ground storey and order of Corinthian columns and pilasters through 2 main storeys plus attic above entablature. Altered roof storey behind crowning balustrade/parapet. Narrow north front has 8-columned portico with richly carved tympanum to pediment. Balustraded steps at either side (altered in C19). Long returns to east and west relatively plain but for pilastered end pavilions with large, round-arched windows above Venetian openings. Small Doric portico to west at ground floor level, now main entrance. South elevation entirely plain of yellow brick above ground storey. Numerous iron escape staircases. Ground floor windows have decorative C19 iron grilles. Interior has been altered, especially roofing of courtyard, but retains much of its exceptionally rich original decoration. 2 staircases, 2 largest rooms are ballroom to north, and Egyptian hall to south rising through whole height of building. Much C19 sculpture.

Listing NGR: TQ3266481066

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National Grid Reference: TQ 32669 81070

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