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Former Charing Cross Hospital (East Side)

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

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5098 / 51°30'35"N

Longitude: -0.1247 / 0°7'28"W

OS Eastings: 530239

OS Northings: 180652

OS Grid: TQ302806

Mapcode National: GBR JD.5Y

Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.S9GY

Entry Name: Former Charing Cross Hospital (East Side)

Listing Date: 9 January 1970

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1066516

English Heritage Legacy ID: 208497

Location: Westminster, London, WC2N

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 Martin-in-the-Fields

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text

TQ 3080 NW CITY OF WESTMINSTER AGAR STREET, WC2

72/117
9.1.70 Former Charing Cross
Hospital (East range)

G.V. II

Hospital. 1831-34 by Decimus Burton (with late C19 extensions of no interest),
as part of the West Strand improvements. Stucco, slate roof. Restrained Grecian
detail. 3 storeys with mid C19 attic storey plus dormered mansard, on basement.
17 bays wide in the rhythm 3;3;5;3;3, with centre and ends advanced. Ground
floor with banded rustication, has central Greek Doric portico with pediment.
Recessed, architraved, glazing bar sash windows. Bold stringcourse over ground
floor and main entablature above 2nd floor, balustraded parapet to attic.
Pedimented south return has 3 storeys and basement bowed projection with giant
engaged order of Grecian Corinthian columns through 1st and 2nd floors,
supporting an entablature with balustrade.

Survey of London; Vol XX.


Listing NGR: TQ3023980652

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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