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Description: Crown Court Church (Church of Scotland)
Date Listed: 1 December 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 209407
OS Grid Reference: TQ3047981058
OS Grid Coordinates: 530479, 181058
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5134, -0.1211
TQ 3081 SW CITY OF WESTMINSTER CROWN COURT, WC2
Crown Court Church
(Church of Scotland)
Church. Founded 1718, rebuilt 1909 by Eustace Balfour of Balfour and
Turner. Red brick with Portland stone dressings, slate roof. Restrained
and, as usual with Balfour, individual, finely crafted Free Style. 3
storeys and recessed slated attic. 4 bays wide. The outer bays contain
doorways and are treated as towers though flush with wall plane; the left
hand one topped by an open, pedimented pavilion, the right hand one
battlemented. Mullioned and transomed windows, those to ground floor with
iron grilles. Pilastered top storey with bracketed cornice and balustrade.
The galleried interior is an early use of steel framing cased in wood.
Listing NGR: TQ3048281054
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Source: English Heritage
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