Tower Hill

Corn Exchange Chambers

2 Seething Lane, EC3Built:  1859Architect:  Edward l’AnsonLocation:  Tower HillListing:  Grade II  (1972) An early Victorian survivor in a much-changed part of the City, the Corn Exchange Chambers were built as speculative offices and named for the Corn Exchange, in nearby… Read More »Corn Exchange Chambers

General Steam Navigation Co.

15 Trinity Square, EC3Built:  1908-09Architect:  Edward Blakeway l’AnsonLocation:  Tower HillListing:  Not listed The General Steam Navigation Co. erected a headquarters on Trinity Square in 1909.  The building was heightened by two stories and extended at the back to Muscovy Street… Read More »General Steam Navigation Co.

Trinity House

Trinity Square, EC3Built:  1793-96, additions and repair 1952-53Architect:  Samuel Wyatt   (1952-53 work: Sir Albert Edward Richardson)Location:  Tower HillListing:  Grade I  (1950) Samuel was James Wyatt’s less ‘artistic’ but technically very proficient brother and this particular edifice, both in plan and… Read More »Trinity House

Tower Hill

(and Tower Ward) Tower Hill and the surrounding Tower Ward take their name from “the most celebrated fortress in Great Britain”: The Tower of London.  Note that the Tower itself lies just outside the boundary of the City of London,… Read More »Tower Hill