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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: LLOYD'S REGISTRY

List entry Number: 1192466

Location

2, LLOYD'S AVENUE
LLOYD'S REGISTRY, 71, FENCHURCH STREET 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: 05-Jun-1972

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 199440

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History

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Details

TQ 3381 SW 11/378 5002

FENCHURCH STREET EC3 (South Side) No 71 (Lloyds Registry)

5.6.72.

II* GV

Includes No 2 Lloyd's Avenue. 1900, by Collcutt. Rich, Portland stone, corner building in free classical style with much sculptured and carved decoration, by Frampton (?). 3 main storeys plus 1 in slated roof. Additional modern storey. Ground storey partly arcaded with order of rusticated Doric columns. Ionic order to 1st floor with balustraded and pedimented windows. 2 circular, domed turrets and balustrade to modelled attic. Entrance in Fenchurch Street set behind arcade with good wrought iron gates etc. Secondary entrance in Lloyd's Avenue with curved, domed pavilion at set-back in frontage. Larger part of this elevation plainer, with rusticated upper wall face. Interior of front part of building of unusual interest with vaulted entrance hall and staircase of coloured marbles. Sculpture, frieze etc by Frampton (?) in marble, bronze and mother-of-pearl. Circular stained glass window. Vaulted library on ground floor with good inlaid joinery, carved marble chimney piece etc. 1st floor landing richly decorated. Also general committee room with marble columns on pedestals supporting vaulted ceiling, the panels painted by Gerald Moira. Good chimney piece with decorative tiles and painting by F Brangwyn to upper part hiding figure carving. Inlaid mahogany wainscot and doorcase with bronze reliefs and clock face of mother-of-pearl in tympanum of segmental pediment. Furniture similar to wainscot.

Listing NGR: TQ3341981029

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National Grid Reference: TQ 33419 81029

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