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Description: 1, Dean Trench Street Sw1
Date Listed: 1 December 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 209469
OS Grid Reference: TQ3003279117
OS Grid Coordinates: 530032, 179117
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4960, -0.1282
TQ 3079 SW CITY OF WESTMINSTER
Dean Trench Street
The description should be amended to read:-
Block of flats, now offices. 1951-5. Architect H.S.Goodhart-Rendel. Rebuilt by
Goodhart-Rendel on the site of a house by him of 1912 which had been bombed.
Asymmetrical, red brick block with long return elevation to Tufton Street. Four
storeys with hipped roof incorporating four dormers. Entrance front three
bays wide at ground and first floors; single broad bay-window to second and third
floors. Return front of four bays with two sets of bay windows, two and three
storeys high. Circular windows in centre at second and third floor levels. All
the windows are sashed with small panes. An interesting post-war design in the
Norman Shaw manner.
TQ 3079 SW CITY OF WESTMINSTER DEAN TRENCH STREET,
Corner terrace house. 1913 by Goodhart Rendel. Red brick, tiled roof.
Restrained and carefully balanced varied Free Style design playing on late
C.17 and early Georgian themes. 4 storeys and dormered attic in steep
pitched hipped roof. 3-window wide front, with irregular fenestration and
long 4-bay return to Tufton Street. Doorway to right, on small scale, the
door with central octagonal panel and very narrow side lights under shallow
camber arched fanlight. One tripartite segmental arched ground floor
window, 3 tall segmental arched windows to 1st floor and one regular
tripartite bay to 2nd and 3rd floors; return has 2 bold oriel bay windows
of 2 and 3 storeys respectively and 2 circular to centre at 2nd and 3rd
floor levels - all windows flush-framed sashes with small panes. Boldly
moulded wooden eaves cornice; hipped roof dormers in line with Tufton
Street oriels. Part of sensitive early C.20 redevelopment of this street
and the west side of Smith Square.
Listing NGR: TQ3003079125
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Source: English Heritage
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