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THE CITY TEMPLE

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: THE CITY TEMPLE

List entry Number: 1064642

Location

30 1/2, HOLBORN VIADUCT EC1
49, SHOE LANE EC4
THE CITY TEMPLE, HOLBORN VIADUCT EC1

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

Parish:

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.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 199520

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

HOLBORN VIADUCT EC1 1. 5002 (South Side) The City Temple and No 30½ TQ 3181 NW 1/9 TQ 3181 NE 2/9 TQ 3181 SW 7/9 TQ 3181 SE 8/9

II

2. Includes No 49 Shoe Lane. -- - 1873, by H F Lockwood, all but the north front and south-west corner rebuilt by Seely and Paget following war damage. Honey coloured stone. The north front has central 2 storeyed Palladian distyle portico in antis, with Corinthian order superimposed on Tuscan, and pedimented entablature with sculptured tympanum The flanking bays have channelled ground floor with vermiculated voussoirs to round-headed windows, and 1st floor with aedicular windows and crowning cornice. The right hand bay carries a lofty 2 stage tower, the lower stage having a Corinthian order of square corner columns coupled with half columns flanking round headed windows; the entablature including a frieze carved with wreaths and swags, the upper stage having diagonally projecting coupled Composite columns flanking round headed windows and supporting an octagonal drum surmounted by a copper cupola with gilded cross.

Listing NGR: TQ3149981494

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National Grid Reference: TQ 31509 81509

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