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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: 1358911



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: 01-Apr-1980

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 199851

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LOWER THAMES ST EC3 1 5002 Billingsgate Market II TQ 3380 NW 17/530


1872-3 (Sir) Horace Jones, architect. Huge structure in brick with Portland stone dressings in a classical style of French seventeenth century inspiration. Road front with ends and centre raised above remainder. Pedimented centrepiece of three bays with round headed arcade, the same arcade extended to right and left for five bays. Sash windows above cill bands and cornice. End blocks with cornices between storeys and pilaster decoration cornice with stone ornaments and ornamental dormers. River elevation somewhat similar but with four and a half storey end blocks with balustraded tops. Curved mansard lead roof along frontage with decorative stone dormers. Larger dormer in centre but otherwise as remainder.

Interior has cast-iron roofed market structure with below it, extensive storage accommodation.

The site has been in use for market purposes since the thirteenth century.

Listing NGR: TQ3306080628

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National Grid Reference: TQ 33060 80628


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