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Former Port of London Authority Building

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

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Latitude: 51.5104 / 51°30'37"N

Longitude: -0.0783 / 0°4'42"W

OS Eastings: 533452

OS Northings: 180797

OS Grid: TQ334807

Mapcode National: GBR VD.KR

Mapcode Global: VHGR0.L9GH

Entry Name: Former Port of London Authority Building

Listing Date: 3 March 1972

Last Amended: 10 November 1977

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1079138

English Heritage Legacy ID: 199787

Location: City of London, London, EC3N

County: London

District: City and County of the City of London

Electoral Ward/Division: Tower

Built-Up Area: City of London

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): City of London

Church of England Parish: All Hallows-by-the-Tower

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 05/12/2012

TQ 3380 NW 17/477

(West Side)
No 10

(Formerly listed as Port of London Authority Building)


1912 to 22, by Sir Edwin Cooper. Large, detached, monumental building of Portland
stone. Nearly square plan with entrance at canted south east corner. Plain courtyard
formerly filled by large rotunda destroyed in World War II. 4 storeys plus basement
and slated mansard treated as stone attic to end pavilions and at entrance. Deep
entablature with pairs of Corinthian columns in antis to pavillons. 4-columned
entrance portico, also in antis, the entablature topped by balustrade in front
of attic. Above rises broad tower embellished with order of Corinthian pilasters
and piers, arched niche and colossal figure sculpture. Stepped upper part. Entrance
hall, corridors etc of some distinction. Suite of richly panelled rooms on 2nd
floor, notably dining room, chairman's room and board room, east 2 with exceptional
carved decoration.

Listing NGR: TQ3345180797

The asset was previously listed twice also under London Borough of Tower Hamlets at list entry 1357519. This entry was removed from the List on 31 July 2017.

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

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