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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: APOTHECARIES HALL

List entry Number: 1359133

Location

APOTHECARIES HALL, 10-18, BLACKFRIARS LANE 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: 199326

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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

BLACK FRIARS LANE EC4 1. 5002 (East Side) Nos 10 to 18 (consec) (Apothecaries Hall)

TQ 3181 SE 8/199 4.1.50.

I

2. Mainly 1670 and 1786, incorporating slight mediaeval remains of Blackfriars' Priory. Courtyard building with main C17 ranges, of 2 storeys, to north and east. South and west ranges, of 3 storeys, mostly late C18. Plain front of pink/yellow brick with stuccoed ground storey and painted entablature etc. Slated roof. Fine central archway of late C17 character. Some red brick dressings etc at either end and 2 secondary entrances. Plain, altered south return with central loop hole. Irregular rear with low building of yellow brick to south-east, probably late C18 or early C19. Elevations to courtyard entirely stuccoed with parapet to slated roof. Hall on 1st floor of east side with central clock, pediment and coat of arms etc and external stair in south-east corner. Ground storey of north range formerly an open colonnade. Rear of entrance archway has late C18 pediment etc. The hall contains plain original panelling and fine, carved woodwork at either end. Large cornice to ceiling which was probably remade in C19. Plain panelling in Court Room also original and large main staircase which has lost some of its enclosing walls. Narrow, panelled room over colonnade. In the courtyard is an early Cl9 large lamp with wrought iron support and painted stone pedestal. Scheduled AM.

Listing NGR: TQ3173781054

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National Grid Reference: TQ 31719 81037

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