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Description: 27 and 28, Bedford Street Wc2 (See Details for Further Address Information)
Date Listed: 15 January 1973
English Heritage Building ID: 208623
OS Grid Reference: TQ3022380821
OS Grid Coordinates: 530223, 180821
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5113, -0.1248
TQ 3080 NW CITY OF WESTMINSTER BEDFORD STREET, WC2
15.1.73 Nos. 27 and 28
(Including No. 16
Corner block of commercial premises with residential accommodation above.
1861-62 with No. 28 added 1872-73 and No. 16 King Street a c.1800
refronting of earlier house. Stucco and painted brick with stucco
dressings, slate roofs. Italianate detailing. 4 storeys. Single window
bays flanking bowed tripartite window corner and outer bays once again
tripartite. 3 windows wide front to No. 28. Altered ground floors. Upper
floors have single and tripartite recessed sashes, framed by Ionic
pilasters with entablatures and by Doric ones on 2nd floor carrying open
pediments, 3rd floor windows with plain architraves. Window bays divided
by rusticated pilasters, carrying bracketed cornice and blocking course.
No. 28 similar but with windows close set and large console brackets to
bold cornice and blocking course. No. 16 King Street has a 2 window wide
stock brick front with slate mansard. Altered ground floor. Recessed
glazing bar sashes under flat gauged arches to upper floors. Parapet with
Survey of London; Vol. XXXVI.
Listing NGR: TQ3022780823
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Source: English Heritage
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