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Lloyd's Avenue House

A Grade II Listed Building in City of London, London

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Latitude: 51.5118 / 51°30'42"N

Longitude: -0.0782 / 0°4'41"W

OS Eastings: 533459

OS Northings: 180959

OS Grid: TQ334809

Mapcode National: GBR VD.L7

Mapcode Global: VHGR0.L8JD

Entry Name: Lloyd's Avenue House

Listing Date: 15 August 1997

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1375277

English Heritage Legacy ID: 466162

Location: City of London, London, EC3N

County: London

District: City and County of the City of London

Electoral Ward/Division: Aldgate

Built-Up Area: City of London

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): City of London

Church of England Parish: St Olave Hart Street

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text

TQ 3380 NW

No.6 (Lloyd's Avenue House)


Offices. 1900-1914. Possibly designed by E.Colcutt and B. Emmanuel, who supervised the architecture on this street laid out in 1899. Stone. High hipped roof of slate, recently rebuilt. Four-storeys and two dormer floors over high basement. Five-window range. All windows flat arched unless otherwise noted. Elevation symmetrical about round-arched entrance set in distyle in antis Ionic porch, the spandrels carved with banners and acanthus; the whole topped by segmental pediment, tympanum filled by armorial crests. Plinth and high socles to ground floor. Ground-floor windows articulated by plain piers, the entablature stepping out over each pier to form an impost block. Ionic pilasters to first floor. Round-arched light to centre range, the spandrels carved as palm fronds; blind balustrade to second-floor centre window. All second- and third-floor windows are segmental arched with blocked architraves; plain pilasters strips to top floors. Sill band to third-floor windows. Projecting cornice steps out over the pilaster strips. Segmental pedimented dormer to centre range is either a recent addition or rebuilt to an original design; the same can be said of the pairs of pedimented dormers to either side. Stacks to party walls. Flat-arched openings with glazing bars in the form of a Venetian window. Swan-necked security bars of an original design. Included as part of the important and cohesive group of Edwardian buildings in Lloyd's Avenue.

Listing NGR: TQ3345980959

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

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