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The Midland Bank

A Grade II Listed Building in Hackney, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5478 / 51°32'51"N

Longitude: -0.0547 / 0°3'16"W

OS Eastings: 534980

OS Northings: 185002

OS Grid: TQ349850

Mapcode National: GBR J7.2W9

Mapcode Global: VHGQV.0CFB

Entry Name: The Midland Bank

Listing Date: 4 February 1975

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1226899

English Heritage Legacy ID: 424424

Location: Hackney, London, E8

County: London

District: Hackney

Electoral Ward/Division: Hackney Central

Built-Up Area: Hackney

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: St John at Hackney

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text

MARE STREET E8
1.
5013 (East Side)
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No 354
(The Midland Bank)
TQ 3485 19/367
TQ 3484 25/367
II

2.
This building is the old Town Hall of Hackney and is so inscribed in the pediment.
1802 house, converted to use as Town Hall and doorway altered in 1900. 2 storeys,
4 windows. Ashlar facing with quoins, entablature with modillion cornice and pediment
over 2 slightly projecting centre bays. Tall flanking parapet with balustraded
sections. Rusticated architravesd with keystones to sash windows with glazing
bars on 1st floor. Rusticated ground floor forming voussoirs to round headed windows
with modern glazing. Central double door, with cornice head and radial fanlight,
in moulded architrave with keystone. Doorcase of panelled pilasters, lion masks
and wreaths in frieze and scrolled serpentine open pediment bearing cartouche,
garlands and date 1900 within. 3-bay side elevations with some windows blocked.


Listing NGR: TQ3498085002

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

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