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Wellington Barracks East Guardhouse, Westminster

Description: Wellington Barracks East Guardhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 9 January 1970
English Heritage Building ID: 208699

OS Grid Reference: TQ2945479599
OS Grid Coordinates: 529454, 179599
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5005, -0.1363

Location: Birdcage Walk, Westminster, London SW1E 6 SW1E 6LB

Locality: Westminster
County: Greater London
Country: England
Postcode: SW1E 6LB

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Listing Text

9.1.70 Wellington Barracks: East


Guardhouse. c1833 by Sir Frederick Smith, consultant Philip Hardwick. Stucco, slate
roof. Grecian Doric guardhouse-lodge at east gate entrance to parade ground from Bird-
cage Walk. Single storey. 6 windows long. Projecting entrance bays to north and south
sides with Greek Doric columns in antis carrying entablatures with pediments, architraved
doorways, that to Birdcage Walk blocked. Tetrastyle Greek Doric portico to west end
by gate, containing entrance to guardroom with panelled door and fanlight recessed in
architrave and flanked by pilasters. Recessed glazing bar sashes, in architraves, to
Birdcage Walk and parade ground, both articulated by Doric pilasters carrying entablature
and blocking course. In antis Greek Doric portico to east end.

Listing NGR: TQ2945479599

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Source: English Heritage

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