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College of Arms

A Grade I Listed Building in City of London, London

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Latitude: 51.5122 / 51°30'44"N

Longitude: -0.0987 / 0°5'55"W

OS Eastings: 532033

OS Northings: 180971

OS Grid: TQ320809

Mapcode National: GBR PD.Z2

Mapcode Global: VHGR0.78P1

Entry Name: College of Arms

Listing Date: 4 January 1950

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1079147

English Heritage Legacy ID: 199710

Location: City of London, London, EC4V

County: London

District: City and County of the City of London

Electoral Ward/Division: Castle Baynard

Built-Up Area: City of London

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): City of London

Church of England Parish: St Andrew-by-the-Wardrobe

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text

(North Side)
College of Arms
TQ 3280 NW 15/404 4.1.50.


1670-77 much altered. Courtyard building now cut open by Queen Victoria Street.
3 storeys plus basement and dormers. Patched red brick with later parapet to tiled
roof. Order of Ionic pilasters to centre of each wing with blocked entrance to
west. C19 steps, terrace and porch to court room at rear. Iron gates and screen,
out of scale with building, erected in 1956. West return plain. East return irregular
with polygonal record room in yellow brick, 1844, by R Abraham (?) at rear. Court
room in north range rises through 2 storeys with gallery to east and panelling
below this level. Finely carved decoration to throne against north wall with figures
etc, and doorcase to west. Railing to throne enclosure with turned balusters.
Simply moulded ceiling perhaps modern. Library or public office to east of hall
has original panelling with carved doorcase, chimney-piece etc and cupboards in
north wall. Staircase with twisted balusters in west range and another with turned
balusters east of public office. Record room has gallery with iron rail, decorated
ceiling etc.

Listing NGR: TQ3203380971

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

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