Description: Gayfere Lodge
Date Listed: 14 January 1970
English Heritage Building ID: 209777
OS Grid Reference: TQ3005879148
OS Grid Coordinates: 530058, 179148
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4963, -0.1278
TQ 3079 SW CITY OF WESTMINSTER GAYFERE STREET, SW1
14.1.70 No. 12 (Gayfere Lodge)
(Including No. 40
Terraced town house. c.1930 by Oliver Hill. Red brick with Portland stone
dressings, tiled roof. A combined composition in Hill's sophisticated
"beau-monde" neo-Georgian. 3 storeys and 2 tiers of attic dormers in
steep roof. 5-window symmetrical "centre" with recessed entrance bay to
left for No. 40 and a 3 window wing to right for No. 12. The entrance to
No. 12 central to 5-window portion, architraved with cornice on consoles.
The entrance to No. 40 Smith Square with similar doorway; both have
pedimented windows above doorway, that over No. 40 with "pergola" balcony.
Recessed glazing bar sash windows under flat gauged rubbed brick arches
with keystones. The north wing with narrow, segmental arched close set
windows. Stone plinth, 1st floor sill band, stone cornice and brick
parapet under eaves with central pediment.
Listing NGR: TQ3005079138
Source: English Heritage
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