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A pair of mid Victorian carved Portland stone gothic style piers,

c.1870, removed from the Queen Victoria Street doorcase at the "Mansion House Buildings" (or "No.1 Poultry") by J&J Belcher,

£2,300 the pair

each square section peir with lancet arch recesses, capped with a spire surmounted with a foliate finial,
Dimensions: 180cm (70¾") High, 54cm (21¼") Wide, 50cm (19¾") Deep
Stock code: 44503

The enormous gothic stone doorcase comprised the Queen Victoria Street main entrance to "Mansion House Buildings" (otherwise known as "No1. Poultry" or "The Mappin & Webb Building"). This Venetian Gothic building on a prime site facing The Mansion House, The Royal Exchange and The Bank of England was built in 1870 by J&J Belcher.

The Mappin & Webb building



The loss of the building is much lamented - a bitter feud was waged by The Victorian Society and SAVE Britain's heritage to save if from demolition-wrecking ball ... Read the full story here

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