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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: 37-39, LIME STREET

List entry Number: 1251951



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


National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 13-Feb-1989

Date of most recent amendment: 24-Jul-1989

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 434867

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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

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National Grid Reference: TQ 33175 81012


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