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The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

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City and County of the City of London (London Borough)
National Grid Reference:
TQ 31157 81105


TQ 3181 SW 7/N/1 7/1

FLEET STREET EC4 (South Side) No. 10

Offices 1885, by R.W Edis. Pink brick and terracotta.

Four storeys and attic. Five bays that on the right wider than the others and with a canted oriel bay window running through first and second storeys. Ground floor channelled and containing three semi-circular headed window openings and lower doorway with bearded mask to keystone; pulvinated frieze and dentil cornice at first floor level. Mullion and transom windows to upper floors, first floor with triangular pediments, second floor with open scroll pediments. Swagged Ionic pilasters at third floor supporting rich entablature. Balustraded parapet broken by triangular gable with inset window. Slated mansard roof and dormers. Passage to right with wrought iron gate and overthrow with the Middle Temple: Angus Dei, 1905, ADT.

Interior: decorative plasterwork and staircases with wrought-iron balustrades.

Subsidiary features: rear wing leads into building to left, facing Middle Temple Lane and formerly part of No.15 Fleet Street. Built 1859-60 as Rainbow Tavern by Rawlinson Parkinson. Stucco front to Middle Temple Lane: Four-storey, three bay front articulated by Tuscan pilasters and rusticated quoin strips.

Interior: Former "coffee room", now library, on ground floor has fine plaster ceiling by H. Parsons, divided into sunken panels and lavishly executed with foliage and swags of fruit. Includes rear block facing Middle Temple Lane (west side).

Listing NGR: TQ3115881103


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This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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Date: 23 Aug 2005
Reference: IOE01/14193/15
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Adam Watson. Source Historic England Archive
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