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19 AND 20, BOW STREET WC2 (See details for further address information)

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

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5137 / 51°30'49"N

Longitude: -0.1226 / 0°7'21"W

OS Eastings: 530372

OS Northings: 181093

OS Grid: TQ303810

Mapcode National: GBR JC.MJ

Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.T6KX

Entry Name: 19 AND 20, BOW STREET WC2 (See details for further address information)

Listing Date: 1 December 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1066402

English Heritage Legacy ID: 208807

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 3081 SW CITY OF WESTMINSTER BROAD COURT, WC2
59/8
No. 5 Includinq Nos. 19
and 20 Bow Street

G.V. II

Office chambers and bank. 1897 by R.S. Wornum. Portland stone ground
floor with stone dressed red brick above, slate roof. Asymmetrical Queen
Anne style corner composition with good Arts and Crafts detailing. 2 and 3
storeys with attic. 3 windows wide to Bow Street, 3-window gable end
return and 3-window wing linking with corner pavilion-tower to right.
Doorways to left of Bow Street front and to gable end return, in
architraves with heads swept up into point below cornices, oculus over Bow
Street doorway. 2 large semicircular arched ground floor windows to Bow
Street, recessed for one order with keystones, 3 lights divided by wooden
pilasters and transom. Flush framed segmental arched glazing bar sashes to
upper floors. Bracketed stone cornice. Barrel roofed dormers. The
cornice is returned across gable end with generally similar fenestration to
ground and upper floors with in addition, contained in the shaped gable,
an elaborated "Baroque" window framed by blocked columns; stone cartouche
to corner at 1st floor level. The link wing is of 2 storeys with same sash
windows to 1st floor, parapet with coping and dormered mansard. The right
hand corner pavilion is canted with 2 windows to Broad Court and one to
corner, and is developed at attic level as an octagonal tower with ogee
lead cupola and finial.

Survey of London; Vol. XXXVI.


Listing NGR: TQ3037081088

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