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Diocesean Hall, Westminster

Description: Diocesean Hall

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 1 December 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 208542

OS Grid Reference: TQ2929479023
OS Grid Coordinates: 529294, 179023
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4954, -0.1389

Location: Ambrosden Avenue, Westminster, London SW1P 1 SW1A 2JR

Locality: Westminster
County: Greater London
Country: England
Postcode: SW1A 2JR

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Listing Text


99/16 Diocesan Hall

Diocesan hall. 1895 to circa 1902. Bentley. Red brick. Portland stone dressings,
green slate roof. Set at right angles to roadway. End elevation with thermal
window, arched parapet and pinnacles to each side, flanked by half blind, half
openwork oculi forming flying buttresses. Projecting barrel roofed entrance to
right with carved tympanum. Buttressed flanks to auditorium, with thermal windows,
and carefully detailed Portland stone coped parapet. Interior reported by Pevsner
as having apse and tunnel vault . Part of group with Clergy House and Archbishop's
House, qv, and The Metropolitan Cathedral Church of the Most Precious Blood, Ashley
Gardens, qv.

London, Vol I. N Pevsner.

Listing NGR: TQ2928779022

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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