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London Electricity Board Sub Station, Westminster

Description: London Electricity Board Sub Station

Grade: II
Date Listed: 1 December 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 208865

OS Grid Reference: TQ2836480977
OS Grid Coordinates: 528364, 180977
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5131, -0.1515

Location: Brown Hart Gardens, Westminster, London W1K 6 W1Y 5HJ

Locality: Westminster
County: Greater London
Country: England
Postcode: W1Y 5HJ

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Listing Text

68/5 GARDENS, W1

L.E.B, Sub-station.
(Known as Duke
Street Transformer

- II

Electricity sub station, concealed by raised terrace with partitions.
1904-05 by C.S. Peach, and Balfour for the Grosvenor Estate. Portland
stone. An architecturally tasteful disguise for the sunken
sub-station, in Edwardian Baroque. Stone paved terrace with garden,
surrounded by balustrades and with stone domed and columned pavilions
to east and west end, the whole raised over rusticated arcade of
lunettes lighting the sub station below.

Survey of London; Vol. XL

Listing NGR: TQ2836480977

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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