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Mansion House

A Grade I Listed Building in City of London, London

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Latitude: 51.513 / 51°30'46"N

Longitude: -0.0895 / 0°5'22"W

OS Eastings: 532669

OS Northings: 181070

OS Grid: TQ326810

Mapcode National: GBR SC.1T

Mapcode Global: VHGR0.D7JH

Entry Name: Mansion House

Listing Date: 4 January 1950

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1064604

English Heritage Legacy ID: 199614

Location: City of London, London, EC4N

County: London

District: City and County of the City of London

Electoral Ward/Division: Walbrook

Built-Up Area: City of London

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): City of London

Church of England Parish: St Stephen Walbrook

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text

5002 (South Side)

Mansion House
TQ 3281 SE 10/259 4.1.50. -


1739 to 53, by Dance the Elder. Monumental, classical building with rusticated
ground storey and order of Corinthian columns and pilasters through 2 main storeys
plus attic above entablature. Altered roof storey behind crowning balustrade/parapet.
Narrow north front has 8-columned portico with richly carved tympanum to pediment.
Balustraded steps at either side (altered in C19). Long returns to east and west
relatively plain but for pilastered end pavilions with large, round-arched windows
above Venetian openings. Small Doric portico to west at ground floor level, now
main entrance. South elevation entirely plain of yellow brick above ground storey.
Numerous iron escape staircases. Ground floor windows have decorative C19 iron
grilles. Interior has been altered, especially roofing of courtyard, but retains
much of its exceptionally rich original decoration. 2 staircases, 2 largest rooms
are ballroom to north, and Egyptian hall to south rising through whole height of
building. Much C19 sculpture.

Listing NGR: TQ3266481066

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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