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Charles H Fox Limited and Robert White and Sons Harper and Row Limited, Westminster

Description: Charles H Fox Limited and Robert White and Sons Harper and Row Limited

Grade: II
Date Listed: 15 January 1973
English Heritage Building ID: 207239

OS Grid Reference: TQ3051080882
OS Grid Coordinates: 530510, 180882
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5118, -0.1207

Locality: Westminster
County: Greater London
Country: England
Postcode: WC2E 7PB

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Listing Text

72/ 35 ; 73/25 (south side)
No.22 (Charles H Fox Ltd and
Robert White and Sons) and
No 28 (Harper & Row Ltd)
(formerly listed as No's 26 and
Corner block of offices. c1857 by G F Fry as the offices of the Strand District
Board of Works whose survey or was Fry. Stucco, slate roof. Italianate style. 3
storeys and cellars. 4 windows wide with single window bowed corner and
2-window return to Burleigh Street. Rusticated ground floor with corner
entrance approached by flight of steps (No 28) consisting of an archivolt
arched doorway flanked by engaged columns carrying entablature with enriched
panel above inscribed with the Strand Board's title. Entrance to No 26 to left
with archivolt arched doorway with console bracketed pediment and key mask.
Altered ground floor windows with mask keystones. Triplicate 1st floor windows
with cornices and semicircular arched 2nd floor windows with fruit-enriched
pendants to consoles carrying pediments over them,and enriched aprons; the
south bay of Burleigh Street return has windows of Venetian type. Both floors
are articulated by pilaster orders, Ionic over Doric; the crowning entablature
with blocking course. Prominent corner site.
Survey of London; Vol XXXVI

Listing NGR: TQ3051580885

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Source: English Heritage

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