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The Auction Mart

This new commercial edifice is situated partly in Bartholomew lane and Throgmorton street, and derives some importance from its immediate contiguity to those active scenes of business, the Bank of England, Royal Exchange, the Stock Exchange, and other public offices. Though grand and imposing in appearance, it is acknowledged that the peculiar construction of the building has made it eligible, in some degree, to sacrifice appearance to convenience. Yet, notwithstanding this sacrifice to utility, it may he considered as offering a specimen of architecture simply elegant, and highly creditable to a young architect, Mr. John Walters; who, without profuse decoration, has bestowed upon his design the characteristics of a national edifice.

Other London Buildings:

St. James's Palace

Buckingham House Palace

Carlton House

Kensington Palace

Lambeth Palace

St. James's Park

The Green Park

Hyde Park

The Regent's Park

Westminster Hall

The House of Lords

House of Commons

Courts of Justice

Tower of London

The New Mint

The Monument

Mansion House

East India House

The Bank of England

The Royal Exchange

Trinity House

New Custom House

Excise Office

General Post Office


Temple Bar

The Adelphi

Somerset House

Charing Cross

Horse Guards

The Treasury

Admiralty Office


King's Mews

New Court House, or Westminster Guildhall

Northumberland House

General List of other Noblemen's Residences

Source: Leigh's New Picture of London. Printed for Samuel Leigh, 18, Strand;
by W. Clowes, Northumberland Court. 1819