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1-5, CHANDOS PLACE WC2 (See details for further address information)

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

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5101 / 51°30'36"N

Longitude: -0.1241 / 0°7'26"W

OS Eastings: 530276

OS Northings: 180684

OS Grid: TQ302806

Mapcode National: GBR JD.9V

Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.S9RQ

Entry Name: 1-5, CHANDOS PLACE WC2 (See details for further address information)

Listing Date: 1 December 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1066485

English Heritage Legacy ID: 208619

Location: Westminster, London, WC2R

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 CITY OF WESTMINSTER BEDFORD STREET, WC2
72/112
Nos. 4 to 6 (consec.)
(Including Nos. 1 to
5 consec. CHANDOS
PLACE)

G.V. II

Corner block of offices. 1876-77 by the Bradford practice of Lockwood and
Mawson for the Civil Service Supply Association, gutted 1984 with the facades
retained and restored. Hard red brick and terracotta, leaded attic. Typical
of the practice's Roman Renaissance manner in their Bradford warehouses.
3 storeys plus attic storey and basement to sloping Bedford Street side,
C.20 leaded dormered mansard. 10 windows to Bedford Street, one to
chamfered corner and 12 to Chandos Place front. Solid pedimented corner
entrance with incised ornament and secondary pedimented doorway along
Chandos Place. Ground floor windows are deeply recessed between boldly
channelled brick piers with enriched banding. The 1st and 2nd floor
windows are vertically linked by their terracotta dressings with
architraves and on 1st floor with archivolt heads to the sashes, framed by
pilasters and surmounted by pediments. The window bays to Bedford Street
and flanking the corner are articulated through 1st and 2nd floors by giant
Corinthian pilasters with fluted and banded shafts. Attic storey windows
have eared terracotta architraves. Deep garlanded entablature carries
round block over 2nd floor; attic cornice and blocking course.

Survey of London; Vol. XXXVI.


Listing NGR: TQ3028380688

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