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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1079147
English Heritage Legacy ID: 199710
Location: City of London, London, EC4V
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
QUEEN VICTORIA STREET EC4
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
Listing NGR: TQ3203380971
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