FORMER PORT OF LONDON AUTHORITY BUILDING

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1079138
Date first listed:
03-Mar-1972
Date of most recent amendment:
10-Nov-1977
Statutory Address:
10, TRINITY SQUARE EC3

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Location

Statutory Address:
10, TRINITY SQUARE EC3

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 33452 80797

Details

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 05/12/2012

TQ 3380 NW 17/477 3.3.72. 5002

TRINITY SQUARE EC3 (West Side) No 10

(Formerly listed as Port of London Authority Building)

II*

1912 to 22, by Sir Edwin Cooper. Large, detached, monumental building of Portland stone. Nearly square plan with entrance at canted south east corner. Plain courtyard formerly filled by large rotunda destroyed in World War II. 4 storeys plus basement and slated mansard treated as stone attic to end pavilions and at entrance. Deep entablature with pairs of Corinthian columns in antis to pavillons. 4-columned entrance portico, also in antis, the entablature topped by balustrade in front of attic. Above rises broad tower embellished with order of Corinthian pilasters and piers, arched niche and colossal figure sculpture. Stepped upper part. Entrance hall, corridors etc of some distinction. Suite of richly panelled rooms on 2nd floor, notably dining room, chairman's room and board room, east 2 with exceptional carved decoration.

Listing NGR: TQ3345180797

The asset was previously listed twice also under London Borough of Tower Hamlets at list entry 1357519. This entry was removed from the List on 31 July 2017.

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
199787
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: 26 Jan 2005
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