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12, Floral Street Wc2

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

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5124 / 51°30'44"N

Longitude: -0.1244 / 0°7'27"W

OS Eastings: 530253

OS Northings: 180939

OS Grid: TQ302809

Mapcode National: GBR JD.71

Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.S7MY

Entry Name: 12, Floral Street Wc2

Listing Date: 15 January 1973

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1066797

English Heritage Legacy ID: 209732

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 FLORAL STREET, WC2.
72/9
15.1.73 No. 12
II
Former parish schools. First built 1838 by E.H. Browne, altered and
largely refronted by C.G. Searle in 1860. Stucco, slate roof. Italianate
style probably recommended by Charles Parker the Bedford Estate Surveyor.
Lofty 3 storey front set back with to right a 4 storey entrance/staircase
tower projecting to building line. 4 windows wide. Entrance at foot of
tower with archivolt keyed arch, panelled door and blind lunette with 1860
date tablet. Recessed front has tall closely set architraved and archivolt
arched and keyed windows to each floor with radial glazing to heads; ground
floor window partly altered to door. Panelled applied pedestal to 1st
floor windows, bracketed sill course to 2nd floor, crowning cornice
returned over tower. The latter is treated as a belvedere-campanile with
rusticated quoins with bracketed eaves cornice to pyramidal lead covered
roof.
Survey of London; Vol. XXXVI.


Listing NGR: TQ3026580921

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