© Mr Jim Buckley LRPS
2 LLOYD'S AVENUE (west side)
CITY OF LONDON, CITY OF LONDON, GREATER LONDON
Mr Jim Buckley LRPS
11 June 2001
05 June 1972
Date of last amendment:
05 June 1972
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FENCHURCH STREET EC3
No 71 (Lloyds Registry)
TQ 3381 SW 11/378 5.6.72.
Includes No 2 Lloyd's Avenue.
1900, by Collcutt. Rich, Portland stone, corner building in free classical style
with much sculptured and carved decoration, by Frampton (?). 3 main storeys plus
1 in slated roof. Additional modern storey. Ground storey partly arcaded with
order of rusticated Doric columns. Ionic order to 1st floor with balustraded and
pedimented windows. 2 circular, domed turrets and balustrade to modelled attic.
Entrance in Fenchurch Street set behind arcade with good wrought iron gates etc.
Secondary entrance in Lloyd's Avenue with curved, domed pavilion at set-back in
frontage. Larger part of this elevation plainer, with rusticated upper wall face.
Interior of front part of building of unusual interest with vaulted entrance hall
and staircase of coloured marbles. Sculpture, frieze etc by Frampton (?) in marble,
bronze and mother-of-pearl. Circular stained glass window. Vaulted library on
ground floor with good inlaid joinery, carved marble chimney piece etc. 1st floor
landing richly decorated. Also general committee room with marble columns on pedestals
supporting vaulted ceiling, the panels painted by Gerald Moira. Good chimney piece
with decorative tiles and painting by F Brangwyn to upper part hiding figure carving.
Inlaid mahogany wainscot and doorcase with bronze reliefs and clock face of mother-of-pearl
in tympanum of segmental pediment. Furniture similar to wainscot.