GRESHAM COLLEGE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1359188
Date first listed:
10-Nov-1977
Statutory Address:
GRESHAM COLLEGE, GRESHAM STREET EC2

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Location

Statutory Address:
GRESHAM COLLEGE, GRESHAM 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 32539 81305

Details

GRESHAM STREET EC2 1. 5002 (North Side) Gresham College TQ 3281 SE 10/N/11

II GV

2. 1912, by Dendy Watney and Sydney Perks. Stone, classical. 3 main storeys and attic; 5 bays to Gresham Street, 4 bay return to Basinghall Street. High channelled base formed by ground storey and basement; windows with architraves and alternating segmental and triangular pediments on consoles. 1st and 2nd floors, attached giant Ionic columns in antis 1st floor windows with keystones and alternating pediments, 3 central windows with stone balconies on corbels; entablature with pulvinated frieze and enriched bracketed cornice; recessed stone attic. Slated roof with dormers. Fine door in late C17 style, round headed, with blocked Roman Doric fluted columns, entablature and broken triangular pediment. Cherubs' heads and garlands, big armorial cartouche with the Gresham grasshopper.

Listing NGR: TQ3253881307

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
199499
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: 23 Aug 2005
Reference: IOE01/14704/22
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