9, OLD BROAD STREET EC2, 51-53, THREADNEEDLE STREET EC2

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1358901
Date first listed:
08-Jan-1971
Statutory Address:
51-53, THREADNEEDLE STREET EC2
Statutory Address:
9, OLD BROAD STREET EC2

Map

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Location

Statutory Address:
51-53, THREADNEEDLE STREET EC2
Statutory Address:
9, OLD BROAD 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 32940 81234

Details

1. THREADNEEDLE STREET EC2 5002 (North Side) Nos 51 to 53 (consec) TQ 3281 SE 10/324 8.1.71.

II* GV

2. Includes No 9 Old Broad Street. 1922 to 36 by Mewes and Davis. Large scale Italianate classical building of Portland stone. Design based on that of Peruzzi's Massimi Palace. Long, bowed elevation to Threadneedle Street. 4 main storeys plus recessed attic and slated mansard. Ground floor with order of Doric pilasters between large rectangular openings. Projecting arched entrances at centre and in end bays with engaged columns; the central entrance with coupled columns and the arch breaking into the entablature. Upper wall face rusticated. 1st floor windows balustraded with engaged Ionic columns and cornice. Tripartite opening over main entrance flanked by paired pilasters. Cartouche over carved with the bank's emblem. 2nd floor windows with architrave surrounds and consoles supporting cornices. 3rd floor windows framed by a slight architrave moulding double-crossetted at the corners and with scroll ornament at the sides. Deep enriched crowning cornice. Rear elevation to 9 Old Broad Street, 3 bays 3 main storeys. Channelled ground to ground floor and mezzanine over. Arched openings to ground floor. Central 1st floor window pedimented. Deep crowning cornice.

Listing NGR: TQ3294581230

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
199775
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: 17 Apr 2005
Reference: IOE01/14025/10
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Anthony Rau. Source Historic England Archive
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