CREDIT LYONNAIS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1359209
Date first listed:
01-Aug-1975
Statutory Address:
CREDIT LYONNAIS, 39 AND 40, LOMBARD STREET EC3

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Location

Statutory Address:
CREDIT LYONNAIS, 39 AND 40, LOMBARD 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 32941 80950

Details

1. 5002 LOMBARD STREET EC3 (South Side)

Nos 39 and 40 (Credit Lyonnais) TQ 3280 NE 16/N/9 1.8.75.

II GV

2. 1868 by Francis; stone, opulent Italianate; 9 bays to Lombard Street, splayed corner and 6 bays to Gracechurch Street; 4 main storeys, each distinguished by pilasters or columns and an entablature. Segmental heads of basement windows guarded by iron railings in a surbase with projecting panelled pedestals above which the ground floor blocked pilasters with carved caps; ornamental keystones to round headed ground floor windows penetrate architrave and frieze of entablature; at first floor a pedestalled Corinthian order of pilasters with attached unfluted columns (coupled at either end and over entrance); balustrades between pedestals guarding windows with pediment hoods on console brackets; entablature with pulvinated frieze and dentilled cornice broken forward over each column to support carved consoles buttressing panelled pilasters at second floor level; second floor windows segment headed with moulded architraves and lion mask keystones; dentilled cornice above which third floor with panelled pilasters with carved caps; third floor windows round-headed, a pair to each bay with carved keystones penetrating the architrave of the crowning entablature which breaks forward over every bay division and is enriched with brackets and roundels in the frieze and surmounted by a balustrade. Arched main entrance with mask keystone in the wider 5th bay on the Lombard Street front; this bay emphasized by a richer treatment with tripartite window compositions to upper floors; reclining female figure sculpture over segmental pediment to 1st floor windows in this bay; similar treatment to narrower splayed corner bay. ..

Listing NGR: TQ3293980955

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
199589
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: 03 Sep 2000
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