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Dean's Yard

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

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4984 / 51°29'54"N

Longitude: -0.1284 / 0°7'42"W

OS Eastings: 530014

OS Northings: 179375

OS Grid: TQ300793

Mapcode National: GBR HK.B1

Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.QLHQ

Entry Name: Dean's Yard

Listing Date: 24 February 1958

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1066406

English Heritage Legacy ID: 208822

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

TQ 3079 SW CITY OF WESTMINSTER BROAD SANCTUARY, SW1
101/12 (ABBEY PRECINT AND
WESTMINSTER SCHOOL)
24.2.58
No. 18 Dean's Yard

G.V. I

School house with archway through to Little Dean's Yard. Later C.14
origin, part of the west range of the Abbey buildings and originally
Bailiff's Guest House, taken over by the Grammar School in 1461 with
subsequent alterations and much rebuilding in 1886 probably by
T.G. Jackson(?). Stone rubble with ashlar dressings, slate roof.
Tudor-Gothicised in 1886. 3 storeys. 8 windows wide, the left hand
entrance "tower" bay broader and taller. Late C.14 archway to left with
tierceron vault leads through to Little Dean's Yard; to its right a pointed
arched doorway with drip mould altered as 2-light window. 2 and 3-light
mullioned casement windows with cusped heads to lights. The "tower" has
1st floor oriel with pierced-work parapet. The elevation is finished off
with crenellated parapet, the taller section of the "tower" with a corner
polygonal turret. Similar features to rear elevation to Little Dean's
Yard.

R.C.H.M.
Westminster School; L.E. Tanner.


Listing NGR: TQ3001479375

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