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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: No name for this Entry

List entry Number: 1358901

Location

51-53, THREADNEEDLE STREET EC2
9, OLD BROAD 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: II*

Date first listed: 08-Jan-1971

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 199775

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Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

1. THREADNEEDLE STREET EC2 5002 (North Side) Nos 51 to 53 (consec) TQ 3281 SE 10/324 8.1.71.

II* GV

2. Includes No 9 Old Broad Street. 1922 to 36 by Mewes and Davis. Large scale Italianate classical building of Portland stone. Design based on that of Peruzzi's Massimi Palace. Long, bowed elevation to Threadneedle Street. 4 main storeys plus recessed attic and slated mansard. Ground floor with order of Doric pilasters between large rectangular openings. Projecting arched entrances at centre and in end bays with engaged columns; the central entrance with coupled columns and the arch breaking into the entablature. Upper wall face rusticated. 1st floor windows balustraded with engaged Ionic columns and cornice. Tripartite opening over main entrance flanked by paired pilasters. Cartouche over carved with the bank's emblem. 2nd floor windows with architrave surrounds and consoles supporting cornices. 3rd floor windows framed by a slight architrave moulding double-crossetted at the corners and with scroll ornament at the sides. Deep enriched crowning cornice. Rear elevation to 9 Old Broad Street, 3 bays 3 main storeys. Channelled ground to ground floor and mezzanine over. Arched openings to ground floor. Central 1st floor window pedimented. Deep crowning cornice.

Listing NGR: TQ3294581230

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National Grid Reference: TQ 32940 81234

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