TQ3281 : Gresham Street

taken 7 years ago, near to London, City of London, Great Britain

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Gresham Street
Gresham Street
The building at the corner of King Street (nos. 42-44) dates from 1850-52 and was the work of Sancton Wood, a pupil of Robert Smirke. Pevsner comments on the quality of the decoration and speculates that the ground floor arcade of segmental arches, a common later motif, may here have been an innovation of Wood. It was built for the Queen's Assurance Company. Grade II listed.
Adjoining it are more late-C19th commercial buildings.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 19 March, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 3 September, 2011
Geographical Context
Business, Retail, Services  City, Town centre 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 3249 8128 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:30.8949N 0:5.5211W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 3246 8130
View Direction
Southeast (about 135 degrees)
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Listed Building  Victorian Architecture 

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