37-39, LIME STREET

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1251951
Date first listed:
13-Feb-1989
Date of most recent amendment:
24-Jul-1989
Statutory Address:
37-39, LIME STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
37-39, LIME STREET

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 33175 81012

Details

TQ3381 LIME STREET (east side) Nos 37-39 (consecutive)

(Formerly lsted as Nos 36-39) 11/401 II

Office building. 1929 by Leo Sylvester Sullivan; carved details by Henry Poole. Steel-framed, faced in Portland stone. Stripped classical style with neo-classical details. 6 storeys; 9-bay range. Ground floor has central pedimented doorway with acroteria, and acanthus leaf and bead- and-reel carving to architrave. Greek key frieze beneath pediment is con- tinued as frieze beneath continuous moulded cornice above ground floor: square-headed windows divided by Tuscan piers and moulded full-height arch- itraves with bracketed cornices to outer windows. Vertical strips of recessed windows, with classical ornament to metal aprons, are set between giant order of piers continued from cornice over ground floor to antherion capitals beneath parapet which has moulded cornice with Greek key frieze.



Listing NGR: TQ3317581012

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
434867
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.

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