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Alginate House

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

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5109 / 51°30'39"N

Longitude: -0.1245 / 0°7'28"W

OS Eastings: 530250

OS Northings: 180777

OS Grid: TQ302807

Mapcode National: GBR JD.6K

Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.S9K2

Entry Name: Alginate House

Listing Date: 15 January 1973

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1066648

English Heritage Legacy ID: 210149

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 3080 NW CITY OF WESTMINSTER HENRIETTA STREET, WC2
72/82
15.1.73 No 22 (Including No 34
Bedford Street) Alginate
House
G.V. II
Professional chambers and apartments. 1857-58 by Charles Gray. Stucco,
concealed roof. Eclectic Florentine quattrocento palazzo design. 4
storeys and basement. Double fronted 3 windows wide but slightly narrower
return. The ground and 1st floors as one tall podium bound at corners by
massive channelled quoin piers, with central "Romanesque" shafted doorway
under bracketed cornice hood, similar pilaster framed flanking windows with
tympani, the cornice hoods as sills to 1st floor pilastered and cornice
hooded windows. 2nd floor "Romanesque" arched pilastered windows widely
spaced and on 3rd floor arcaded range of 9 windows, some blind, beneath
very prominent bracketed and machicolated eaves cornice. Moulded 2nd
floor sill course and band sill course to top floor. Similar but closer
spaced treatment to return.
Survey of London; Vol. XXXVI.


Listing NGR: TQ3025080777

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