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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.


List entry Number: 1064583



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Greater London Authority

District: City and County of the City of London

District Type: London 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: 199652

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TQ 3281 SE 10/275

MOORGATE EC2 (West Side) Nos 7 to 11 (odd) (Basildon House)

GV II Late C19. In a Baroque style with Grecian details. Three storeys and two attic storeys, the upper set back. Three bays to Moorgate, five bays to the return; ground floor of pink granite forms a plinth.

First and second floors of Portland stone with polished granite giant Composite attached columns, square at the corner of the building. Big bow oriel windows to centre of each elevation, that to Moorgate rising to third floor level. Main entablature breaks forward over columns and follows curve of oriels. Third floor forms an attic storey - whose outer bays are articulated by bold and sculpted volutes carrying large urn finials, separating paired windows beneath pediments with carved tympana. The fourth (upper attic) floor has pedimented windows which interrupt a deep and enriched frieze.

Listing NGR: TQ3263881322

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National Grid Reference: TQ 32638 81322


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