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Description: Western Corner Block of Former Charing Cross Hospital
Date Listed: 29 April 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 207642
OS Grid Reference: TQ3017480631
OS Grid Coordinates: 530174, 180631
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5096, -0.1256
TQ 3080 NW CITY OF WESTMINSTER WILLIAM IV STREET, WC2
Western Corner Block
of Former Charing Cross
Former hospital. 1831 built as the Opthalmic Hospital and part of Nash's West
Strand Improvements, probably executed by William Herbert, mid to later C19
alterations, stucco, slate roof. Very restrained Grecian detailing. 3 storeys,
attic storey and dormered mansard. 5 windows wide with 3 window return splayed
across corner of junction with Chandos Street. Central Greek Doric portico.
Recessed sashes, some with glazing bars in shallow architraves. Main
entablature over 2nd floor, cornice and blocking course to attic. West return
has ground and first floors built out with glazed in Pilastered 1st floor
loggia. Absorbed as part of former Charing Cross Hospital late C19.
Survey of London; Vol XX
Listing NGR: TQ3017480631
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Source: English Heritage
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