MIDLAND BANK

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1064598
Date first listed:
05-Jun-1972
Statutory Address:
27-35, POULTRY EC2
Statutory Address:
MIDLAND BANK, 5, PRINCE'S STREET EC2

Map

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Location

Statutory Address:
27-35, POULTRY EC2
Statutory Address:
MIDLAND BANK, 5, PRINCE'S STREET EC2

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

County:
Greater London Authority
District:
City and County of the City of London (London Borough)
National Grid Reference:
TQ 32622 81144

Details

POULTRY EC2 1. 5002 (North Side) Nos 27 to 35 (consec) TQ 3281 SE 10/257 5.6.72.

I

2. Includes No 5 (Midland Bank) Prince's Street. 1924, by Sir Edwin Lutyens. One of his finest urban buildings. Simplified classical style - faced with Portland stone. 5 storeys plus variously recessed single and double attics. Rusticated and arcaded ground storey with order of vanishing pilasters and pair of Doric columns in antis to recessed entrance. Mezzanine treated as pedestal to upper part with carved figures of boys at either end by Sir W Reid Dick. Partly channelled stonework to 3 storeys above with very simple, tall arcade. Modelled central projection to attic with large, arched opening, Corinthian pilasters pediment and urns. Low, central dome and obelisks at either end. Short return to Grocers' Hall Court with later bridge. Beyond, plain elevation of white, glazed brick with stone to ground storey. Short elevation to Princes' Street similar to front with 3 simple entrances.

Listing NGR: TQ3262281144

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
199690
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 03 Sep 2000
Reference: IOE01/02649/09
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Bob Manekshaw. Source Historic England Archive
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