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Gothic Style Offices Flanking the Ramp, and the 2 Western Bays of the Train Sheds, at Liverpool Street Station

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

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Latitude: 51.5187 / 51°31'7"N

Longitude: -0.0815 / 0°4'53"W

OS Eastings: 533206

OS Northings: 181714

OS Grid: TQ332817

Mapcode National: GBR T9.TS

Mapcode Global: VHGR0.J3R4

Plus Code: 9C3XGW99+F9

Entry Name: Gothic Style Offices Flanking the Ramp, and the 2 Western Bays of the Train Sheds, at Liverpool Street Station

Listing Date: 5 August 1975

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1286133

English Heritage Legacy ID: 199581

Location: Bishopsgate, City of London, London, EC2A

County: 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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(North Side)
Gothic style offices flanking
the ramp, and the 2 western
bays of the train sheds, at
Liverpool Street Station
TQ 3281 NW 5/N/10 5.8.75.


1872-1875, by Edward Wilson, engineer to the Eastern Counties Railway Company.
L-shaped range of office buildings with Gothic detailing, around the ramp down
from Liverpool Street. North range is asymmetrical with plain central tower, the
spire missing. Brick with stone dressings. Paired windows to principal floor
beneath simple pointed arches, plate tracery in tympanum. Offices also face onto
the station. Train shed with twin naves separated by a double row of columns with
flanking aisles; the long eastern nave extending to Liverpool Street served long-distance
trains. Slim columns with faceted capitals support slight arched wrought iron
trusses with cast iron ornament in spandrels. Glazed roof. Cross-vaulted 'transept'
across tile concourse of the western nave spans the whole shed. The aisles are
also vaulted at right angles to the main roofs. Western boundary wall with 3 grouped
lancets to each bay, blocked to the springing point of the outer arches.

Listing NGR: TQ3320681714

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