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Charles H Fox Limited and Robert White and Sons harper and Row Limited

A Grade II Listed Building in St James's, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5118 / 51°30'42"N

Longitude: -0.1207 / 0°7'14"W

OS Eastings: 530510

OS Northings: 180882

OS Grid: TQ305808

Mapcode National: GBR KD.27

Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.V8KD

Entry Name: Charles H Fox Limited and Robert White and Sons harper and Row Limited

Listing Date: 15 January 1973

Last Amended: 1 December 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1066230

English Heritage Legacy ID: 207239

Location: Westminster, London, WC2E

County: London

District: City of Westminster

Electoral Ward/Division: St James's

Built-Up Area: City of Westminster

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: St Paul Covent Garden

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text

TQ 3080 NW and NE CITY OF WESTMINSTER TAVISTOCK STREET, 'WC2
72/ 35 ; 73/25 (south side)
15.1.73
No.22 (Charles H Fox Ltd and
Robert White and Sons) and
No 28 (Harper & Row Ltd)
(formerly listed as No's 26 and
28)
GV II
Corner block of offices. c1857 by G F Fry as the offices of the Strand District
Board of Works whose survey or was Fry. Stucco, slate roof. Italianate style. 3
storeys and cellars. 4 windows wide with single window bowed corner and
2-window return to Burleigh Street. Rusticated ground floor with corner
entrance approached by flight of steps (No 28) consisting of an archivolt
arched doorway flanked by engaged columns carrying entablature with enriched
panel above inscribed with the Strand Board's title. Entrance to No 26 to left
with archivolt arched doorway with console bracketed pediment and key mask.
Altered ground floor windows with mask keystones. Triplicate 1st floor windows
with cornices and semicircular arched 2nd floor windows with fruit-enriched
pendants to consoles carrying pediments over them,and enriched aprons; the
south bay of Burleigh Street return has windows of Venetian type. Both floors
are articulated by pilaster orders, Ionic over Doric; the crowning entablature
with blocking course. Prominent corner site.
Survey of London; Vol XXXVI


Listing NGR: TQ3051580885

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