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

Name: FORMER PORT OF LONDON AUTHORITY BUILDING

List entry Number: 1079138

Location

10, TRINITY SQUARE EC3

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: 03-Mar-1972

Date of most recent amendment: 10-Nov-1977

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 199787

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TQ 3380 NW 17/477 3.3.72. 5002

TRINITY SQUARE EC3 (West Side) No 10

(Formerly listed as Port of London Authority Building)

II*

1912 to 22, by Sir Edwin Cooper. Large, detached, monumental building of Portland stone. Nearly square plan with entrance at canted south east corner. Plain courtyard formerly filled by large rotunda destroyed in World War II. 4 storeys plus basement and slated mansard treated as stone attic to end pavilions and at entrance. Deep entablature with pairs of Corinthian columns in antis to pavillons. 4-columned entrance portico, also in antis, the entablature topped by balustrade in front of attic. Above rises broad tower embellished with order of Corinthian pilasters and piers, arched niche and colossal figure sculpture. Stepped upper part. Entrance hall, corridors etc of some distinction. Suite of richly panelled rooms on 2nd floor, notably dining room, chairman's room and board room, east 2 with exceptional carved decoration.

Listing NGR: TQ3345180797

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National Grid Reference: TQ 33452 80797

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