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Description: St Peter's Hospital
Date Listed: 15 January 1973
English Heritage Building ID: 210151
OS Grid Reference: TQ3028180798
OS Grid Coordinates: 530281, 180798
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5111, -0.1240
TQ 3080 NW CITY OF WESTMINSTER HENRIETTA STREET, WC2
15.1.73 Nos. 25 to 29 (consec.)
St. Peter's Hospital
Hospital. 1880-82 by J.M. Brydon with amendments imposed by the Bedford
Estate's architect Henry Clutton. Red brick with rubbed and carved brick
trim and Portland stone dressings, tiled roof. Queen Anne style in the
Shaw manner. 5 storeys. Symmetrical 11 window wide front with narrow
central and end pavilions, the latter as towers. Ground floor has main
entrance in central pavilion with block dressed archivolt arched doorway
framed by Doric columns with blocked shafts and flanked by cartouches.
Shavian window patterns with mullioned and transomed glazing bar sashes,
tripartite arched centre light transomed windows and oriels to 1st and 2nd
floor above entrance. Pilasters order 1st and 2nd floors of wings framing
pairs of bays, rising from ground floor cornice and supporting main
entablature over 2nd floor; attic storey with secondary order and modillion
crowning cornice, large dormers in steep roof. The central pavilion is
finished off with a pedimented Dutch gable and the roof behind crowned by a
weathervaned cupola. The end pavilions finished off with ogee capped
turrets. Plain front to St. Paul's Churchyard with similar pattern of
fenestration. As designed the ground floor had shops, incorporated in
hospital in 1930 remodelling of interior.
Survey of London; Vol. XXXVI.
Listing NGR: TQ3028180798
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