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Wellington Barracks West Guardhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in City of Westminster, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5002 / 51°30'0"N

Longitude: -0.1391 / 0°8'20"W

OS Eastings: 529263

OS Northings: 179562

OS Grid: TQ292795

Mapcode National: GBR DJ.YC

Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.JKT8

Entry Name: Wellington Barracks West Guardhouse

Listing Date: 9 January 1970

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1066440

English Heritage Legacy ID: 208700

Location: Westminster, London, SW1E

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 Peter Eaton Square

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text

TQ 2979 NW CITY OF WESTMINSTER BIRDCAGE WALK, SW1
90/30
9.1.70 Wellington Barracks: West
guardhouse

GV II

Guardhouse. c1833 by Sir Frederick Smith, consultant Philip Hardwick. Stucco, slate
roof. Grecian Doric guardhouse-lodge at west gate entrance to parade ground from Bird-
cage Walk. Single storey. 6 windows long. Projecting entrance bays to north and south
sides with Greek Doric columns in antis carrying entablatures with pediments, architraved
doorways that to Birdcage Walk blocked. Tetrastyle Greek Doric portico to east end,
by gate, containing entrance to guardroom with panelled door and fanlight recessed in
architrave and flanked by pilasters. Recessed glazing bar sashes, in architraves, to
Birdcage Walk and parade ground, both articulated by Doric pilasters carrying entablature
and blocking course. In antis Greek Doric portico to west end.


Listing NGR: TQ2926379562

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