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The City Temple

A Grade II Listed Building in City of London, City of London

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Latitude: 51.5172 / 51°31'1"N

Longitude: -0.106 / 0°6'21"W

OS Eastings: 531509

OS Northings: 181509

OS Grid: TQ315815

Mapcode National: GBR NB.B9

Mapcode Global: VHGR0.34S7

Plus Code: 9C3XGV8V+VH

Entry Name: The City Temple

Listing Date: 10 November 1977

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1064642

English Heritage Legacy ID: 199520

Location: City of London, London, EC4A

County: City of London

Electoral Ward/Division: Farringdon Within

Built-Up Area: City of London

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): City of London

Church of England Parish: St Bride Fleet Street

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text

(South Side)
The City Temple and No 30½
TQ 3181 NW 1/9
TQ 3181 NE 2/9
TQ 3181 SW 7/9
TQ 3181 SE 8/9


Includes No 49 Shoe Lane. -- -
1873, by H F Lockwood, all but the north front and south-west corner rebuilt by
Seely and Paget following war damage. Honey coloured stone. The north front has
central 2 storeyed Palladian distyle portico in antis, with Corinthian order superimposed
on Tuscan, and pedimented entablature with sculptured tympanum The flanking bays
have channelled ground floor with vermiculated voussoirs to round-headed windows,
and 1st floor with aedicular windows and crowning cornice. The right hand bay
carries a lofty 2 stage tower, the lower stage having a Corinthian order of square
corner columns coupled with half columns flanking round headed windows; the entablature
including a frieze carved with wreaths and swags, the upper stage having diagonally
projecting coupled Composite columns flanking round headed windows and supporting
an octagonal drum surmounted by a copper cupola with gilded cross.

Listing NGR: TQ3149981494

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

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