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Little Deans Yard Staircase to Doorway and Gateway to School and Busby Library

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

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4985 / 51°29'54"N

Longitude: -0.1276 / 0°7'39"W

OS Eastings: 530070

OS Northings: 179389

OS Grid: TQ300793

Mapcode National: GBR HK.J0

Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.QLXM

Entry Name: Little Deans Yard Staircase to Doorway and Gateway to School and Busby Library

Listing Date: 9 January 1970

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1066373

English Heritage Legacy ID: 208834

Location: Westminster, London, SW1P

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: Westminster Abbey Extra Parochial Place

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text

TO 3079 SW CITY OF WESTMINSTER BROAD SANCTUARY, SW1
101/15 (ABBEY PRECINCT AND
WESTMINSTER SCHOOL)

9.1.70 Little Dean's Yard:
Staircase to Doorway and
Gateway to 'School' and
Busby Library

G.V. I

Gateway, stairs and doorway. Stone gateway of 1734 and staircase with
upper doorway of 1664-9. Stone. The gateway, stairs and doorway give
access from Little Dean's Yard to the Busby Library and the south end of
the Dormitory range on 1st floor level (see also under Great Cloisters).
Semicircular arch to gateway of rusticated masonry with moulded imposts,
cornice and pediment overall; Royal Coat of Arms in tympanum. The
staircase is a straight flight flanked by parapets with strapwork scrolls.
The doorway is archivolt arched, with block keystone, flanked by Ionic
pilasters carrying cornice and blocking course.

R.C.H.M.


Listing NGR: TQ3006879389

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