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ST MARTINS HOUSE

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: ST MARTINS HOUSE

List entry Number: 1251952

Location

ST MARTINS HOUSE, 16, ST MARTIN'S LE GRAND

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

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 13-Feb-1989

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 434868

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

St Martin's-le-Grand TQ 3281 (east side) 9/557 No 16 (St. Martins House)

GV II

Office building. 1925, by Leo Sylvester Sullivan, carved details by Henry Poole. Steel-framed, faced in Portland stone; stone-coped mansard roof. Stripped classical style, with Graeco-Egyptian details. 10 storeys and attics; 7-bay range. Slightly projecting 3-bay portico, with Greek Doric columns and palm-leaf carvings to soffit of cornice. Giant order of Tuscan piers rises 9 storeys to frieze carved with Greek key ornament. Revealed windows with decorative metal aprons, the 3 central windows to fourth storey having urn designs. Attic storey has square-headed casement windows; palm- leaf carvings to soffit of boldly projecting cornice.

Rear elevation (33 Foster Lane) is in similar style with plain trademen's entry and Tuscan piers to 3 middle floors. Interior: entrance lobby has carved rosettes to coffered ceiling, Tuscan pilasters, carved acroteria to classical door architraves and mahogany doors. Two marble Greek Doric columns to hall. Hall and landings above have coffered decorative plaster ceilings, panelled walls and neo-classical doorcase. Open-well staircase with ramped mahogany handrail set on carved and turned balusters.

Listing NGR: TQ3216281338

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National Grid Reference: TQ 32162 81338

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