History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

Finsbury House

A Grade II Listed Building in City of London, London

More Photos »
Approximate Location Map
Large Map »


Latitude: 51.5175 / 51°31'2"N

Longitude: -0.0852 / 0°5'6"W

OS Eastings: 532957

OS Northings: 181575

OS Grid: TQ329815

Mapcode National: GBR TB.06

Mapcode Global: VHGR0.G4T1

Plus Code: 9C3XGW87+XW

Entry Name: Finsbury House

Listing Date: 10 November 1977

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1064718

English Heritage Legacy ID: 199327

Location: Coleman Street, City of London, London, EC2M

County: London

District: City and County of the City of London

Electoral Ward/Division: Coleman Street

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: City of London

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): City of London

Church of England Parish: St Botolph without Bishopsgate

Church of England Diocese: London

Tagged with: House

Find accommodation in


(West Side)
Nos 22 and 23
(Finsbury House)
TQ 3281 NE 4/38


1877 by E C Robins. Originally London Mission House. Enriched classical style.
Stone faced. 5 stotey corner building above basement. Curved 3 bay corner incorporating entrance with flanking polished granite columns of modified Doric order supporting curved entablature and low balustrade. Elevations to Blomfield Street and Finsbury Circus of 10 paired bays, symmetrically composed with giant order of Corinthian columns on channelled ground storey base and rising through 1st and 2nd storeys to support deep entablature with dentilled and modillioned cornice which breaks forward over detached columns of central bays and extends around corner to unify whole composition. Paired architraved sash windows from 1st to 4th storeys, those to 1st and 4th storeys pedimented. Attics recessed, the upper attic with a sequence of pediments, the rounded corner emphasised by a double entablature, segmental pediment and urns. Cast iron basement railings with heavy spearhead finials and key design.

External Links

External links are from the relevant listing authority and, where applicable, Wikidata. Wikidata IDs may be related buildings as well as this specific building. If you want to add or update a link, you will need to do so by editing the Wikidata entry.

Recommended Books

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.