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London Shipping Exchange

former London Shipping Exchange 19/21 Billiter Street, EC3 Built: 1865 Architect: Edward Ellis Location: Aldgate and Fenchurch Street east Listing: Grade II Billiter Street runs between Fenchurch Street and Leadenhall Street, in the heart of the insurance district.  There are… Read More »London Shipping Exchange

Coronation House

4 Lloyd’s Avenue, EC3 Built: 1902 Design: B. Emmanuel (Collcutt as consultant) Location: Aldgate and Fenchurch Street east Listing: not listed The modern Lloyd’s Register of Shipping building, designed by Richard Rogers, rises partly on the former footprint of this… Read More »Coronation House

Lloyd’s Register

71 Fenchurch Street and 2 Lloyd’s Avenue, EC3 Built: 1899-1901Architect: Thomas E. Collcutt Location: Aldgate and Fenchurch Street eastListing: Grade II* Relative to the scale of this building – three main storeys not counting the mansard roof – the amount… Read More »Lloyd’s Register

Dixon House

72-75 Fenchurch Street and 1 Lloyd’s Avenue, EC3Built: 1900-1901Design: Davis & EmmanuelLocation: Aldgate and Fenchurch Street eastListing: Grade II Dixon House, like several other buildings in this area seems to have been destined from the start for multiple tenancy, as the… Read More »Dixon House

The old Telegraph Office

1 St. Martin’s Le Grand, EC1Built 1889-1895 Design:  Sir Henry TannerLocation: AldersgateListing: not listed The building in question is the third major Post Office structure erected along or near St. Martin’s Le Grand.  Now housing corporate offices, it rises on… Read More »The old Telegraph Office

Aldersgate

Aldersgate Ward takes its name from one of the four earliest gates in the City walls, probably going back to Roman times. Among the many parishes it contained, St. Martin Le Grand was the principal one until the great fire… Read More »Aldersgate