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61, CAREY STREET WC2 (See details for further address information)

A Grade II Listed Building in Holborn and Covent Garden, London

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Coordinates

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

Plus Code: 9C3XGV8Q+46

Entry Name: 61, CAREY STREET WC2 (See details for further address information)

Listing Date: 31 October 1974

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1066310

English Heritage Legacy ID: 209061

Location: Holborn and Covent Garden, Camden, London, WC2A

County: London

District: Camden

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

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Description


TQ 3181 SW CITY OF WESTMINSTER CHANCERY LANE, WC2
61/3
31.10.74 No. 95 (Including No. 61
Carey Street)

G.V. II

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.

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