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95, CHANCERY LANE WC2, 61, CAREY STREET WC2

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: 95, CHANCERY LANE WC2, 61, CAREY STREET WC2

List entry Number: 1066310

Location

61, CAREY STREET WC2
95, CHANCERY LANE WC2

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

County: Greater London Authority

District: Camden

District Type: London Borough

Parish: Non Civil Parish

County: Greater London Authority

District: City of Westminster

District Type: London Borough

Parish: Non Civil Parish

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 31-Oct-1974

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 209061

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

TQ 3181 SW CITY OF WESTMINSTER CHANCERY LANE, WC2 61/3 31.10.74 No. 95 (Including No. 61 Carey Street)

G.V. II

Bank. 1865 by F.W. Porter, built as the Union Bank of London. Portland stone, slate roof. Stately, richly detailed High Renaissance design. 3 storeys, basement and dormered attic. 4 window wide frontage to Chancery Lane, splayed corner entrance bay and 12-window wide front to Carey Street with central and terminal advanced pavilions. Aediculed corner entrance. 3 storey loggia treatment to Chancery Lane with semicircular arched windows contained within successive Tuscan, Ionic and Corinthian orders in coupled columns. The Carey Street front has the same theme but with coupled pilasters. Arcaded 1st floor windows. Terminal pavilions as loggias. The central pavilion 2 storeyed with stone ball finials to cornice blocking course. Heavy main cornice and entablature with semicircular, pedimented dormers above. Fine heavy cast iron area railings. Original banking hall with rich Renaissance detailing, largely intact.

Listing NGR: TTQ3110481283

The asset was previously listed twice also under List entry 1242925.This entry was removed from the List on 26 May 2017.

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National Grid Reference: TQ3110481283

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