LLOYD'S BUILDING

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1359206
Date first listed:
05-Jun-1972
Date of most recent amendment:
10-Nov-1977
Statutory Address:
3-7, LIME STREET
Statutory Address:
LLOYD'S BUILDING, 12 AND 14-19, LEADENHALL STREET EC3

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Location

Statutory Address:
3-7, LIME STREET
Statutory Address:
LLOYD'S BUILDING, 12 AND 14-19, LEADENHALL 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 33134 81126

Details

LEADENHALL STREET EC3 1. 5002 (South Side) Nos 12 and 14 to 19 (consec) (Lloyd's Building) [Formerly listed as Nos 14 to 19) TQ 3381 SW 11/334 5.6.72.

II

2. Includes Nos 3 to 7 (consec) Lime Street. 1928 and 1929 to 30, by Sir Edwin Cooper (?) Rich, classical style of Portland stone. Narrow eastern part has large, ornamented doorway set in colossal niche with coffered semi-dome. Single windows to 2 storeys at either side and 5 square windows to enriched upper storey. Huge pediment with figure sculpture in tympanum. Main part of 5 main storeys with entrance at canted corner. Rusticated piers to ground storey with Doric entablature and pair of columns to entrance. Enriched rusticated mezzanine and windows above pilastered and pedimented. Carved panels to top storey and large modillion cornice topped by parapet. 3 storeyed, stepped attics to whole frontage. Curved east return of 1 window then plainer treatment with main building set back above 3-storeyed frontage. Fine entrance halls, especially to western part which houses war memorial by Lutyens (in rear portion of building). Rear ground floor hall was built as Lloyd's underwriting room.

Listing NGR: TQ3317481088

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
199572
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: 11 Jun 2001
Reference: IOE01/00720/01
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Jim Buckley. Source Historic England Archive
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