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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1191674
English Heritage Legacy ID: 199319
Location: City of London, London, E1
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
5002 BISHOPSGATE EC2
(Formerly listed as
Front half only of
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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