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Bishopsgate Institute and Library

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

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Latitude: 51.5187 / 51°31'7"N

Longitude: -0.0786 / 0°4'43"W

OS Eastings: 533406

OS Northings: 181729

OS Grid: TQ334817

Mapcode National: GBR V9.HR

Mapcode Global: VHGR0.L382

Entry Name: Bishopsgate Institute and Library

Listing Date: 16 July 1964

Last Amended: 10 November 1977

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1191674

English Heritage Legacy ID: 199319

Location: City of London, London, E1

County: London

District: City and County of the City of London

Electoral Ward/Division: Bishopsgate

Built-Up Area: City of London

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): City of London

Church of England Parish: St Botolph without Bishopsgate

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text

(East Side)

Bishopsgate Institute
and Library
(Formerly listed as
Front half only of
Bishopsgate Institute)

TQ 3381 NW 5/46 16.7.64.


Includes No 6 Brushfield Street.
1894, by Harrison Townsend. Consists of narrow entrance building with large hall
behind flanked by corridor and secondary entrance modelled front of buff terra
cotta. Wide, round-arched doorway with small columns of polished granite. Narrow window to either side and pair of lamps on decorative iron brackets. Large, mullioned and transomed windows above flanked by polygonal turrets with shaped tops. Steep slated roof with complicated eaves. Elevation to Brushfield Street irregular.

1 and 2 storeys. Red brick and terra cotta. Entrance and most window openings
arched. Interior of building plain, with some glazed tiles etc to entrance lobby
and corridor. Hall lit by pairs of arched windows at clerestorey level with ornamental brackets supporting beamed celling. Partially recessed dais with organ above. Walls plainly panelled with wainscott below. Rear part not of special interest. Fort Street frontage of similar style and materials to Brushfield Street elevations.

Listing NGR: TQ3340681729

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

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