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Latitude: 51.5153 / 51°30'54"N
Longitude: -0.112 / 0°6'43"W
OS Eastings: 531104
OS Northings: 181283
OS Grid: TQ311812
Mapcode National: GBR MB.0Z
Mapcode Global: VHGR0.05NQ
Entry Name: 61, CAREY STREET WC2 (See details for further address information)
Listing Date: 31 October 1974
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1066310
English Heritage Legacy ID: 209061
Location: Camden, London, WC2A
District: City of Westminster
Electoral Ward/Division: Holborn and Covent Garden
Parish: Non Civil Parish
Built-Up Area: City of Westminster
Traditional County: Middlesex
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London
Church of England Parish: St Bride Fleet Street
Church of England Diocese: London
TQ 3181 SW CITY OF WESTMINSTER CHANCERY LANE, WC2
31.10.74 No. 95 (Including No. 61
Bank. 1865 by F.W. Porter, built as the Union Bank of London. Portland
stone, slate roof. Stately, richly detailed High Renaissance design. 3
storeys, basement and dormered attic. 4 window wide frontage to Chancery
Lane, splayed corner entrance bay and 12-window wide front to Carey Street
with central and terminal advanced pavilions. Aediculed corner entrance.
3 storey loggia treatment to Chancery Lane with semicircular arched windows
contained within successive Tuscan, Ionic and Corinthian orders in coupled
columns. The Carey Street front has the same theme but with coupled
pilasters. Arcaded 1st floor windows. Terminal pavilions as loggias. The
central pavilion 2 storeyed with stone ball finials to cornice blocking
course. Heavy main cornice and entablature with semicircular, pedimented
dormers above. Fine heavy cast iron area railings. Original banking hall
with rich Renaissance detailing, largely intact.
Listing NGR: TTQ3110481283
The asset was previously listed twice also under List entry 1242925.This entry was removed from the List on 26 May 2017.
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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