MERCHANT TAYLORS HALL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1358898
Date first listed:
05-Jun-1972
Statutory Address:
MERCHANT TAYLORS HALL, 30, THREADNEEDLE STREET EC2

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Location

Statutory Address:
MERCHANT TAYLORS HALL, 30, THREADNEEDLE STREET EC2

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 32974 81188

Details

THREADNEEDLE STREET EC2 1. 5002 (South Side) No 30 (Merchant Taylors' Hall) TQ 3281 SE 10/321 TQ 3281 SW 11/321 5.6.72.

II* GV

2. The building is disposed around a central paved garden behind the frontage buildings of Threadneedle Street and Cornhill. Entrance doorway set in No 32 Threadneedle Street. Of late C17 character, probably of stone, now rendered. Arched entrance with pair of Corinthian columns and piers supporting broken segmental pediment with coat of arms in centre. Still rebuilt after war damage by Sir Albert Richardson, incorporates C14 material of the original hall in walls. Main staircase to west of hall also by Richardson. West range, late C17 elevation, 2 storeys, brick; plain facade with recessed sash windows, interior totally refitted after war damage. South and east ranges enclosing garden, 1878-9 by l'Anson. Domestic Gothic style in Portland stone. 2 storeys plus dormers in slated roof. Crypt to east of hall Late C14. 2 bays (another to north now destroyed) with ribbed vault and carved corbels. Restored doorway at south end. Kitchen to south of crypt. Early C15 with alterations of late C17, C19, and modern. Large, square compartment with buildings now added above it. Walling (where exposed) of rubble patched with brick. 3 large, 4 centred archways on north side. Arched doorway in east wall and blocked windows to south and west. Moulded corbels formerly supporting roof timbers. 2 large fireplaces, late C17. Timber strutting between flues. Segmentally arched C17 windows to north. Scheduled AM.

Listing NGR: TQ3297481188

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
199764
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: 19 Jun 2001
Reference: IOE01/00720/27
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Jim Buckley. Source Historic England Archive
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