9, CARMELITE STREET EC4

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1252144
Date first listed:
05-Jun-1972
Date of most recent amendment:
13-Feb-1991
Statutory Address:
9, CARMELITE STREET EC4

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Location

Statutory Address:
9, CARMELITE STREET EC4

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 31477 80862

Details

Carmelite Street, EC4 TQ 3180 NW 13/168 No 9 (previously listed under 5.6.72 Sion College)

II GV

Office block. 1893-4 by H A Hunt and H T Steward (architects & surveyors) for the Board of Conservators of the River Thames. Built by George Trollope & Sons. Red brick with stone dressings in Tudor Gothic style. Slate roof with tall chimney stacks. 5 storeys and basement. 7 windows and 1 window return to Victoria Embankment where the ground floor is obscured by a late C20 extension to Sion College (qv). Central Gothic entrance of moulded ogee arch having fine carved stone insets including grotesque masks and armorial devices; double panelled doors, half glazed with tracery and traceried fanlight. To left, a wide elliptical arch above basement entrance with fine wrought iron screen and gate of quatrefoil design. Mostly square-headed transom and mullion windows with hoodmoulds; 3:3:2:3:2:3:3 lights, some pointed and some pointed and cusped heads. End bays slightly projecting; right hand with 2 double height 3-light traceried windows with enriched lintels through lst and 2nd floors and cartouch dated 1893 between 4th floor segmental arched windows. Brick parapet; end bays having small pediments, central bay larger parapet and finial. Return to Embankment with double height 5-light traceried oriel window having enriched lintel. Gable with small window and figurative finial. The similarity of this building and Sion College was at the insistence of the City Lands Committee which controlled development on behalf of the City Corporation. No 9 Carmelite Street forms a group with Sion College, Victoria Embankment.

Listing NGR: TQ3147780862

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
435084
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: 16 Sep 2001
Reference: IOE01/04280/31
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