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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: COLLEGE OF ARMS

List entry Number: 1079147

Location

COLLEGE OF ARMS, QUEEN VICTORIA STREET 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: 199710

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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History

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Details

QUEEN VICTORIA STREET EC4 1. 5002 (North Side) College of Arms TQ 3280 NW 15/404 4.1.50.

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2. 1670-77 much altered. Courtyard building now cut open by Queen Victoria Street. 3 storeys plus basement and dormers. Patched red brick with later parapet to tiled roof. Order of Ionic pilasters to centre of each wing with blocked entrance to west. C19 steps, terrace and porch to court room at rear. Iron gates and screen, out of scale with building, erected in 1956. West return plain. East return irregular with polygonal record room in yellow brick, 1844, by R Abraham (?) at rear. Court room in north range rises through 2 storeys with gallery to east and panelling below this level. Finely carved decoration to throne against north wall with figures etc, and doorcase to west. Railing to throne enclosure with turned balusters. Simply moulded ceiling perhaps modern. Library or public office to east of hall has original panelling with carved doorcase, chimney-piece etc and cupboards in north wall. Staircase with twisted balusters in west range and another with turned balusters east of public office. Record room has gallery with iron rail, decorated ceiling etc.

Listing NGR: TQ3203380971

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National Grid Reference: TQ 32033 80971

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