Burnt-out shell of the Salters' Hall, Oxford Place off St Swithin's Lane, City of London

RIBApix ref no RIBA38559
Architect/DesignerCarr, Henry (c. 1772-1828)
Artist/PhotographerDell & Wainwright
CountryUK: England
CityLondon
Subject Date1827
Image Date1941
ViewExterior
StyleClassical Revival
MediumPhotoprint
Library ReferenceAP99/18
OrientationLandscape
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit Architectural Press Archive / RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: A third of the City's buildings were destroyed by aerial attack between September 1940 and March 1945. This, the fifth hall of the Salters' llivery company, was destroyed by fire during the air raids of the 10th and 11th May 1941. The hall was demolished in 1951, the site sold for redevelopment, and a modern hall, designed by Sir Basil Spence, built in Fore Street which opened in 1976.

Subject tags

societies' buildings, columns, porticos, bomb sites