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Park House and Garden House

A Grade II Listed Building in City of London, London

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Latitude: 51.5182 / 51°31'5"N

Longitude: -0.0855 / 0°5'7"W

OS Eastings: 532933

OS Northings: 181656

OS Grid: TQ329816

Mapcode National: GBR S9.YY

Mapcode Global: VHGR0.G3NH

Entry Name: Park House and Garden House

Listing Date: 10 November 1977

Last Amended: 16 November 1992

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1192541

English Heritage Legacy ID: 199447

Location: City of London, London, EC2M

County: London

District: City and County of the City of London

Electoral Ward/Division: Coleman Street

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


TQ 3281 NE 4/N/1 Nos 16 and 18
(Park House and Garden


Including Nos. 26-31 (consec) Eldon Street which form the rear of No.
16 Finsbury Circus.
Designed 1915, completed c1920-21 after the war. By Gordon and Gunton
for S. Pearson & Co. Stone clad steel frame; ground floor and Ist
floor and projecting outer bays chanelled. Slate mansard roof with
dormers and cast iron cresting. Monumental classical style following
the curve of the crescent. 6 storeys, attic and basement. 11 bays.
Outer bays have concave corners and 3 grouped 2-pane sashes to each
floor, slightly bowed through 2nd to 4th floors and terminate with
Diocletian attic windows. Main bays have round arched windows to
ground floor and a Doric portico to each penultimate bay. From 1st to
5th floor paired 2-pane sashes to each bay articulated by engaged
Ionic columns with balustrade to 2nd floor and supporting a frieze and
5th floor with bays articulated by carved cartouches and heavy
modilion cornice with balustrade to attic. Attached cast iron
railings to basement area. Rear facade stone clad in simplified
classical style. 16 windows; 4 to right paired in slightly projecting
end bays with hooded balconies to 2nd floor.

Listing NGR: TQ3293281656

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

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