2 Collingwood Street, NE1

  • Description

    "Built in 1878 for the Northern Assurance Company. The style is (Italian) Palladian: the tall ground floor is surmounted by serpentine balconies that weave in and out. Giant half-fluted pilasters separate alternate pointed and curved headed windows, up to a heavy cornice with the Northern Assurance name and establishment date (1836) below. Above is a red-tiled mansard roof with heavy stone dormer windows. The building is Grade II listed". Photo by Mike Quinn, 2013, and licensed for reuse under a Creative Commons Licence.
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  • Source

    Geograph (Geograph)
  • License

    What does this mean? Attribution-ShareAlike 2.0 Generic (CC BY-SA 2.0)
  • Further information

    Link: http://www.geograph.org.uk/photo/4467692
    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 5 years, 9 months ago
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    Picture Taken: Unknown
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