CENTRAL CRIMINAL COURT

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1359218

Date first listed: 28-Feb-1970

Statutory Address: CENTRAL CRIMINAL COURT, NEWGATE STREET EC1

Statutory Address: CENTRAL CRIMINAL COURT, OLD BAILEY EC4

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: CENTRAL CRIMINAL COURT, NEWGATE STREET EC1

Statutory Address: CENTRAL CRIMINAL COURT, OLD BAILEY 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 31808 81329

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History

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Details

OLD BAILEY EC4 1. 5002 (East Side) Central Criminal Court TQ 3181 SE 8/180 29.2.70.

II*

2. 1900-1907 by Mountford. Large classical building of Portland stone. 3 main storeys. Rusticated ground storey with round-arched openings and central entrance with carved figures above. 2 smaller entrances. Ionic order to channelled upper storeys. Main entablature topped by high blocking and balustrade. Central copper-roofed dome on square, rusticated base with Ionic colonnade and stone lantern bearing gilded figure of Justice. Short, bowed return to Newgate Street. Interior has large lower and upper halls and a central staircase faced with stone, marble and alabaster. Mosaic decoration and mural paintings by Gerald Moira. Sculpture by Pomeroy. Important collection of statues of various dates. Courts Nos 2 and 3 rebuilt since 1945. Main original interiors all carefully designed. Modern extension to south.

Listing NGR: TQ3180981314

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Legacy System number: 199676

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