Basic Site Details

Name: Bank of England
City or county: London
Country: England
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Notes: Original building by Sir John Soane, largely remodelled since.

Garden destroyed in rebuilding.

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 2Bank  
Item 2 of 2Garden(?)  

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 1Threadneedle StreetYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 317881827Construction 
Item 2 of 31920  Garden layout
Item 3 of 319211939 Reconstruction and heightening


Design and Construction

The following individuals or organisations have carried out design/construction work. Where architects or practices worked together, matching letters appear beside their names in the Partnership Group column.
 NameRolePartnership GroupFromToNotes
Item 1 of 6George WaltonArchitect 1920 Garden layout
Item 2 of 6(Sir) Herbert BakerArchitectB19211939Reconstruction and heightening
Item 3 of 6Alexander Thomson ScottArchitectB19211939Reconstruction and heightening, first as assistant and latterly as partner of Sir Herbert Baker
Item 4 of 6David CarrArchitectB19301934Reconstruction and heightening - as assistant to Sir Herbert Baker & A T Scott
Item 5 of 6George Lindsay Auldjo JamiesonArchitectB19301935Reconstruction and heightening - as assistant ot Sir Herbert Baker
Item 6 of 6(Sir) Herbert Baker & A T ScottArchitectural practiceB19311939Reconstruction and heightening


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Bradley, Simon and Pevsner, Nikolaus1997London 1: The City of London (The Buildings of England) London: Penguin Bookspp274-80
Item 2 of 2Moon, Karen1993George Walton, Designer and Architect  p165

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Drawings Collection Drawings
Item 2 of 2RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers David Carr: F no 4481 (combined box 17); Alexander Thomson Scott: F no2826 (box 12)