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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: MOORGATE UNDERGROUND STATION

List entry Number: 1359213

Location

MOORGATE UNDERGROUND STATION, 137-141, MOORGATE 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: 10-Nov-1977

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 199655

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History

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Details

TQ 3281 NE MOORGATE EC2 (West side) 627/4/3 Nos. 137-141 (Odd) 10.11.77 Moorgate Underground Station II

Underground station with shop. 1900 by T Phillips Figgis. Red brick with Portland stone ground floor and upper floor dressings, slate roof. 6 storeys, 4 storey return with roof-storey. Ground storey stone-faced with massive keyed segmental-headed arches (those to return elevation blind) containing station entrance and shopfront. 1st, 2nd and 3rd storeys with sash windows over continuous cill bands and with architraves and cornices, those to 1st storey keyed; 4th and 5th storeys with sashes in eared architraves, beneath deeply projecting plain cornice. 6th storey gable-end over with pediment moulding corresponding with main cornice, central 3-light window with attached colonettes to mullions and continuous cornice. Round window over. Round corner tower in form of oriel deriving additional support from attached columns flanking shop-entrance, with plain square caps and carved relief band in lieu of cornice. Intermediate storeys with 3-light leaded-light windows; 4th storey rusticated stone, with round-headed windows between attached columns carried by enriched corbels, the principal cornice carved round above the column caps; leaded dome over. The ticket hall was remodelled in the 1930s and the platforms have also lost their original decoration Included as a particularly handsome underground station building. Sources Laurence Menear, London's Underground Stations, 1985 David Lawrence, Underground London, 1994

Listing NGR: TQ3273081691

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Lawrence, D, Underground London, (1994)
Menear, L, Londons Underground Stations, (1985)

National Grid Reference: TQ 32730 81686

Map


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