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Romney (Stubbs) House, Millbank Estate

A Grade II Listed Building in Vincent Square, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4914 / 51°29'29"N

Longitude: -0.13 / 0°7'48"W

OS Eastings: 529919

OS Northings: 178599

OS Grid: TQ299785

Mapcode National: GBR GM.ZJ

Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.PSM1

Entry Name: Romney (Stubbs) House, Millbank Estate

Listing Date: 1 December 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1066820

English Heritage Legacy ID: 209691

Location: Westminster, London, SW1P

County: London

District: City of Westminster

Electoral Ward/Division: Vincent Square

Built-Up Area: City of Westminster

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: St Stephen Rochester Row

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text

TQ 2978 NE CITY OF WESTMINSTER ERASMUS STREET, SW1
105/34 Romney (Stubbs) House,
Millbank Estate
G.V. II
LCC housing estate block of flats. 1897-1902, part of one of the first and
most significant of the LCC estates by the Architects' Department housing
section under Owen Fleming and , more particularly in this case,
R. Minton Taylor who was probably responsible for the estate layout
radiating from a rectangular public garden. Red brick with slight stone
and rendered dressings, roofs tiled. Humane, Arts and Crafts socialist
housing design inspired by Webb, Lethaby and Smith and Brewer with "Queen
Anne" features, all executed to high standards. Flanking central
St. Oswulf Street axis. 5 storeys. 18 windows wide with broad centre
break and terminal pavilion to St. Oswulf Street. Recessed cornice-hooded
porches in courtyard elevation. Segmental arched glazing bar sashes with
exposed box frames, grouped to express interior distribution. Rendered top
floor with casements. Dormers above flat eaves of hipped roofs. The block
balances its symmetrical twin Rossetti House on the other side of St. Oswulf
Street. (c.f. Boundary Street Estate, Tower Hamlets.)
A Revolution in London Housing; Susan Beattie.


Listing NGR: TQ2991978599

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