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37-39, Lime Street

A Grade II Listed Building in City of London, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5124 / 51°30'44"N

Longitude: -0.0822 / 0°4'56"W

OS Eastings: 533175

OS Northings: 181012

OS Grid: TQ331810

Mapcode National: GBR TD.P1

Mapcode Global: VHGR0.J7CZ

Entry Name: 37-39, Lime Street

Listing Date: 13 February 1989

Last Amended: 24 July 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1251951

English Heritage Legacy ID: 434867

Location: City of London, London, EC3M

County: London

District: City and County of the City of London

Electoral Ward/Division: Langbourn

Built-Up Area: City of London

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): City of London

Church of England Parish: St Edmund Lombard Street

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text

TQ3381 LIME STREET
(east side)
Nos 37-39 (consecutive)

(Formerly lsted as
Nos 36-39)

11/401

II

Office building. 1929 by Leo Sylvester Sullivan; carved details by Henry
Poole. Steel-framed, faced in Portland stone. Stripped classical style
with neo-classical details. 6 storeys; 9-bay range. Ground floor has
central pedimented doorway with acroteria, and acanthus leaf and bead-
and-reel carving to architrave. Greek key frieze beneath pediment is con-
tinued as frieze beneath continuous moulded cornice above ground floor:
square-headed windows divided by Tuscan piers and moulded full-height arch-
itraves with bracketed cornices to outer windows. Vertical strips of recessed
windows, with classical ornament to metal aprons, are set between giant order
of piers continued from cornice over ground floor to antherion capitals
beneath parapet which has moulded cornice with Greek key frieze.

Listing NGR: TQ3317581012

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

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