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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
Entry Name: Finsbury House
Listing Date: 10 November 1977
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1064718
English Heritage Legacy ID: 199327
Location: City of London, London, EC2M
District: City and County of the City of London
Electoral Ward/Division: Coleman Street
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
BLOMFIELD STREET EC2
Nos 22 and 23
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.
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