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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.


List entry Number: 1252350



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: 07-Jun-1995

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 435343

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TQ3281NW 635-1/78/240

CHISWELL STREET(South side) Entrance wing, Whitbread's Brewery (south side)


GV II Brewery buildings on Chiswell Street between the Partners' House and 53, Chiswell Street. The entrance bay probably of 1890-1, the wings to either side probably of c.1867, the attic storey to west and over entrance remodelled c.1955.

Yellow brick set in Flemish bond, stone or possibly stucco, roof obscured by parapet. Two and three storeys over basement; eighteen-window range. The Chiswell Street front has two similar wings flanking the slightly recessed entrance arch, five-window range to the west, three to the east, all three storeys over basement; and there is a longer wing to the east, with two storeys over basement and nine windows. Segmental-arched carriage entrance faced with stucco or stone, the bracketed arch with panelled soffit, console, keystone, panelled spandrels and dentil cornice. All windows flat-arched, that over the arch being tripartite with shouldered architrave, panelled mullions carrying consoles, entablature and central pediment; other windows with gauged brick heads; storey band level with cornice to arch bay, dentil cornice to the rest; attic storey with parapet, that part to west and over entrance lacking blocking course and stuccoed parapet. Stacks with oversailing courses to east range.

INTERIOR: west of the entrance arch, one room with panelling with much egg-and-dart moulding, partly C18 and partly reproduction, introduced in late C20: panelled dado, fine chimneypiece with mantelshelf on consoles in the Adam style, four doors with moulded architraves, three of them with moulded panels chamfered to an octagon, two with scrolled pediments. East of the entrance arch, the building is probably of c.1867, converted to offices in 1890-1, including a staircase hall with panelling to cornice height, architraves to doors, and staircase with ornate metal balusters.

(Historians' file, English Heritage London Division).

Listing NGR: TQ3249281943

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National Grid Reference: TQ 32492 81943


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