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Description: Clergy House and Archbushops House
Date Listed: 24 February 1958
English Heritage Building ID: 208541
OS Grid Reference: TQ2931278990
OS Grid Coordinates: 529312, 178990
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4951, -0.1386
TQ 2979 SW CITY OF WESTMINSTER AMBROSDEN AVENUE, SW1
99/14 (west side)
Clergy House and
Residential building for cathedral clergy. 1895 to c1902. Bentley. Red brick,
Portland stone dressings, green slate roof. 2 storeys, semi-basement, attic and
attic mansard. 6 main bays, that to left consisting of 5 storey tower-like projec-
tion, with low pyramidal roof. Other bays almost symmetrical treatment with central
projecting porch with gothic columns and barrel roof, outer bays of 3 windows each,
inner bays have paired windows with unifying thermal windows over. Square headed
windows, sashes, glazing bars, with segmental reveals above; first floor windows
architraved, and first floor wrought iron balcony to centre 3 bays. Cornice above
first floor. Pilaster strips between attic windows. Wrought iron railings of
original design. Return facade to left. Interiors not inspected. Forms a group
with Diocesan Hall, qv, and The Metropolitan Cathedral Church of the Most Precious
Blood, Ashley Gardens, qv.
London, Vol I. N Pevsner.
Listing NGR: TQ2930179004
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Source: English Heritage
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