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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: 1359154

Location

33 AND 35, EASTCHEAP 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-Mar-1971

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 199434

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Summary of Building

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History

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Details

TQ 3380 NW EASTCHEAP, EC3 (North side) 627-0/18/457 Nos.33 AND 35

05/03/71 II*

1868, by R L Roumieu. Vigorous, Gothic design in red and black brick with painted dressings. 5 storeys plus another in slated roof Enriched, arched doorway plus respond of another opening but rest of ground floor altered for shops. 3 storeys above aranged in 3 bays and run together vertically by shafting, canopies and arcading. 2 arched gables and central, enriched dormer with 2 smaller dormers higher up. Cast-iron cresting. Perhaps one of the most remarkable and dramatic examples of Gothic style applied to a commercial building, it caused a sensation in its day and was widely reported in the building press ( eg 'The Building News' 25 September 1868).



Listing NGR: TQ3307580835

Selected Sources

Books and journals
'The Building News' in 25 September, (1868)

National Grid Reference: TQ 33074 80834

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