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Western Corner Block of Former Charing Cross Hospital, Westminster

Description: Western Corner Block of Former Charing Cross Hospital

Grade: II
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

Location: 47 William IV Street, Westminster, London WC2N 4 WC2N 4DW

Locality: Westminster
County: Greater London
Country: England
Postcode: WC2N 4DW

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Listing Text

Western Corner Block
of Former Charing Cross
29.4.87 Hospital
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

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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