BILLINGSGATE MARKET

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1358911

Date first listed: 01-Apr-1980

Statutory Address: BILLINGSGATE MARKET, LOWER THAMES STREET EC3

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: BILLINGSGATE MARKET, LOWER THAMES STREET EC3

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 33060 80628

Summary

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History

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Details

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

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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

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 199851

Legacy System: LBS

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