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Description: Jubilee Hall
Date Listed: 4 July 1980
English Heritage Building ID: 209336
OS Grid Reference: TQ3042580864
OS Grid Coordinates: 530425, 180864
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5117, -0.1219
TQ 3080 NW CITY OF WESTMINSTER COVENT GARDEN, WC2
Former market hall. 1897-1903 by James Cubitt, built as the Foreign Flower
Market. Red brick with plenty of stone dressings, glazed and slated roofs,
Edwardian "Wrenaissance"-Baroque. 2 storeys with open ground floor loggia
and 1st floor double hall. Symmetrical facades with corner pavilions
flanking east and west fronts of 3 major bays and on their returns longer
north and south facades of 4 major bays. Main entrance to east between
central pair of Tuscan loggia columns with Venetian window above. Similar
west end. The north and south long fronts have Tuscan piers to loggia and
clerestory fenestration of 4 pairs of sash windows with Tuscan pilasters
marking the major bays and coupled engaged Tuscan columns between the
windows; deep band of brickwork between loggia and clerestory with
centrally placed Coat of Arms; entablature and balustraded parapet. The
pavilions with rusticated quoin pilasters, have entrances to 1st floor hall
in wide gabled doorways with block dressings and keys, 1st floor sash
windows and lunettes in the open pediments crowning each face, parapets
with urn finials to corners and overall domed cupolas. Interior has main
access to 1st floor halls by grand double staircase approached by vaulted
porticoes in the eastern entrance pavilions, 1st floor halls have
pilasters dividing clerestories and glazed roof lights over cast iron
trusses, doorways with voussoir blocked and keystoned heads.
Survey of London; Vol. XXXVI.
Listing NGR: TQ3042580864
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Source: English Heritage
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