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Detail from: Memorial to 158 Squadron by Peter W. Naylor, 2009

Façade of a Building (decoration), former Fire Station, 164, Bishopsgate

Summary

Type Other

     From top: diapered gable with branch and leaf reliefs in panels below (with date). Below this: floral / armorial reliefs on cornice. Castellated first floor has blank shields in floral panels between windows with floral pinnacles above. Lower floor has dense floral band relief and bosses above with eight shields with reliefs motifs in spandrels of former doorways. Below this, between doors, more floral heraldry.
         

Inscriptions

In upper relief: A.D. 1885 and FIRE BRIGADE STATION Between former doorways on shields: M.B.W.

Contributor details

Contributor Role
Vulliamy, George John Architect

Element details

Part of work Material Dimensions
Reliefs Portland and Brickwork None

PMSA recording information

Reference Region
CLCOL467 CL
General condition Good
Surface condition
Structural condition
Vandalism
Road Bishopsgate
Precise location 164, Bishopsgate (façade), former Fire Station
A-Z ref None
OS ref None

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Date of design 1885
Year of unveiling None
Unveiling details None
Commissioned by None
Duty of care None
Listing status Don't know
At risk? No known risk

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