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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: CENTRAL CRIMINAL COURT

List entry Number: 1359218

Location

CENTRAL CRIMINAL COURT, NEWGATE STREET EC1
CENTRAL CRIMINAL COURT, OLD BAILEY 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: II*

Date first listed: 28-Feb-1970

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 199676

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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History

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Details

OLD BAILEY EC4 1. 5002 (East Side) Central Criminal Court TQ 3181 SE 8/180 29.2.70.

II*

2. 1900-1907 by Mountford. Large classical building of Portland stone. 3 main storeys. Rusticated ground storey with round-arched openings and central entrance with carved figures above. 2 smaller entrances. Ionic order to channelled upper storeys. Main entablature topped by high blocking and balustrade. Central copper-roofed dome on square, rusticated base with Ionic colonnade and stone lantern bearing gilded figure of Justice. Short, bowed return to Newgate Street. Interior has large lower and upper halls and a central staircase faced with stone, marble and alabaster. Mosaic decoration and mural paintings by Gerald Moira. Sculpture by Pomeroy. Important collection of statues of various dates. Courts Nos 2 and 3 rebuilt since 1945. Main original interiors all carefully designed. Modern extension to south.

Listing NGR: TQ3180981314

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National Grid Reference: TQ 31808 81329

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