DRAKE HOUSE LONSDALE HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1359152
Date first listed:
05-Jun-1972
Statutory Address:
DRAKE HOUSE, 3 AND 5, DOWGATE HILL EC4
Statutory Address:
LONSDALE HOUSE, 6 AND 7, DOWGATE HILL EC4

Map

Ordnance survey map of DRAKE HOUSE
LONSDALE HOUSE
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Location

Statutory Address:
DRAKE HOUSE, 3 AND 5, DOWGATE HILL EC4
Statutory Address:
LONSDALE HOUSE, 6 AND 7, DOWGATE HILL EC4

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 32564 80884

Details

DOWGATE HILL EC4 1. 5002 (West Side) Nos 3 and 5 (Drake House) Nos 6 and 7 (Lonsdale House) TQ 3280 NE 16/420 5.6.72.

II

2. 1881. Simplified gothic style of red brick and terra cotta. 4 storeys plus basement dormers to slated mansard, Nos 3 and 5 with plain added storey plus mansard. Plain ground storey of polished brown granite and plate glass. Enriched, pointed arches to 1st floor windows. Segmental arches above. Corbelled cornice and arcaded parapet to Nos 6 and 7. No 3 refaced on north side where adjoining building destroyed. Vaulted entrance passage to No 4 with rich, wrought iron gates and coat of arms over. Rear elevation, of red brick and stone, continues late C17 style of courtyard with arcaded ground storey and large modillion cornice of timber above 2nd storey.

Listing NGR: TQ3256280886

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
199427
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 Oct 2000
Reference: IOE01/02577/12
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