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© Mr Jim Buckley LRPS

IoE Number: 199851
Location: BILLINGSGATE MARKET, LOWER THAMES STREET EC3
  CITY OF LONDON, CITY OF LONDON, GREATER LONDON
Photographer: Mr Jim Buckley LRPS
Date Photographed: 11 June 2001
Date listed: 01 April 1980
Date of last amendment: 01 April 1980
Grade II

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LOWER THAMES ST EC315002Billingsgate MarketII

LOWER THAMES ST EC3 1 5002 Billingsgate Market II TQ 3380 NW 17/530 2 1872-3 (Sir) Horace Jones, architect. Huge structure in brick with Portland stone dressings in a classical style of French seventeenth century inspiration. Road front with ends and centre raised above remainder. Pedimented centrepiece of three bays with round headed arcade, the same arcade extended to right and left for five bays. Sash windows above cill bands and cornice. End blocks with cornices between storeys and pilaster decoration cornice with stone ornaments and ornamental dormers. River elevation somewhat similar but with four and a half storey end blocks with balustraded tops. Curved mansard lead roof along frontage with decorative stone dormers. Larger dormer in centre but otherwise as remainder. Interior has cast-iron roofed market structure with below it, extensive storage accommodation. The site has been in use for market purposes since the thirteenth century.

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