46, Essex Street

I have been slightly neglectful of the architectural side of my blog in the post-Christmas period.   But today I was walking up Essex Street, which is a survivor of Nicholas Barbon’s London (he bribed the lawyers to allow him to develop the site of Essex House) and my eye was caught by some of the detailing.   First, on no.46, above a microbrewery (I can’t find any information about this):-

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And then, a bit further down the street, at nos. 36-39, the terracotta decoration:-

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