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17-19, Cockspur Street Sw1

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

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5075 / 51°30'27"N

Longitude: -0.1305 / 0°7'49"W

OS Eastings: 529839

OS Northings: 180387

OS Grid: TQ298803

Mapcode National: GBR GF.VS

Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.PCCP

Entry Name: 17-19, Cockspur Street Sw1

Listing Date: 9 January 1970

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1219872

English Heritage Legacy ID: 209301

Location: Westminster, London, SW1Y

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 2980 SE CITY OF WESTMINSTER COCKSPUR STREET, SW1
82/37
9.1.70 Nos. 17 to 19 (consec)

G.V. II

Headquarters offices. 1907 by Sir Aston Webb. Portland stone on steel
frame, slate roof. Lofty, restrained "Roman Mannerist" desiqn. 6 storeys
and dormered mansard. 6 windows wide. Ground floor has 1970s shop front
with facing carried up to 1st floor sills. 1st floor channelled with plain
square headed windows; 2nd floor with architraved windows grouped in pairs
with alternating segmental and triangular pediments; architraved windows to
upper floors, the attic windows set in concave splays between piers.
Dentil cornice below attic storey, and heavy crowning modillion cornice.
Dormers with alternating pediments. Second and 5th floors have stone
balconettes. Sculpted and coloured heraldic panels at 3rd and 4th floor
levels and cartouche plaques flanking central pair of 2nd floor windows
with similar plaque dead centre above them. Interior of ground floor has a
wide painted frieze by Sir Frank Brangwyn.

Survey of London; Vol. XX.


Listing NGR: TQ2983980387

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