BISHOPSGATE INSTITUTE AND LIBRARY

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1191674
Date first listed:
16-Jul-1964
Date of most recent amendment:
10-Nov-1977
Statutory Address:
6, BRUSHFIELD STREET E1
Statutory Address:
BISHOPSGATE INSTITUTE AND LIBRARY, BISHOPSGATE EC2

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Location

Statutory Address:
6, BRUSHFIELD STREET E1
Statutory Address:
BISHOPSGATE INSTITUTE AND LIBRARY, BISHOPSGATE 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 33406 81729

Details

1. 5002 BISHOPSGATE EC2 (East Side)

Bishopsgate Institute and Library (Formerly listed as Front half only of Bishopsgate Institute)

TQ 3381 NW 5/46 16.7.64.

II*

2. Includes No 6 Brushfield Street. 1894, by Harrison Townsend. Consists of narrow entrance building with large hall behind flanked by corridor and secondary entrance modelled front of buff terra cotta. Wide, round-arched doorway with small columns of polished granite. Narrow window to either side and pair of lamps on decorative iron brackets. Large, mullioned and transomed windows above flanked by polygonal turrets with shaped tops. Steep slated roof with complicated eaves. Elevation to Brushfield Street irregular.

1 and 2 storeys. Red brick and terra cotta. Entrance and most window openings arched. Interior of building plain, with some glazed tiles etc to entrance lobby and corridor. Hall lit by pairs of arched windows at clerestorey level with ornamental brackets supporting beamed celling. Partially recessed dais with organ above. Walls plainly panelled with wainscott below. Rear part not of special interest. Fort Street frontage of similar style and materials to Brushfield Street elevations.

Listing NGR: TQ3340681729

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
199319
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: 12 Apr 2005
Reference: IOE01/14025/32
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Anthony Rau. Source Historic England Archive
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