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London Electricity Board Sub Station

A Grade II Listed Building in West End, London

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Latitude: 51.5131 / 51°30'47"N

Longitude: -0.1515 / 0°9'5"W

OS Eastings: 528364

OS Northings: 180977

OS Grid: TQ283809

Mapcode National: GBR BC.4R

Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.B77C

Entry Name: London Electricity Board Sub Station

Listing Date: 1 December 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1219965

English Heritage Legacy ID: 208865

Location: Westminster, London, W1K

County: London

District: City of Westminster

Electoral Ward/Division: West End

Built-Up Area: City of Westminster

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: St George, Hanover Square

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text

68/5 GARDENS, W1

L.E.B, Sub-station.
(Known as Duke
Street Transformer

- II

Electricity sub station, concealed by raised terrace with partitions.
1904-05 by C.S. Peach, and Balfour for the Grosvenor Estate. Portland
stone. An architecturally tasteful disguise for the sunken
sub-station, in Edwardian Baroque. Stone paved terrace with garden,
surrounded by balustrades and with stone domed and columned pavilions
to east and west end, the whole raised over rusticated arcade of
lunettes lighting the sub station below.

Survey of London; Vol. XL

Listing NGR: TQ2836480977

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