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3, Whitehall Sw1

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

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5071 / 51°30'25"N

Longitude: -0.1272 / 0°7'37"W

OS Eastings: 530073

OS Northings: 180347

OS Grid: TQ300803

Mapcode National: GBR HF.MX

Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.RD40

Entry Name: 3, Whitehall Sw1

Listing Date: 1 December 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1224053

English Heritage Legacy ID: 207603

Location: Westminster, London, SW1A

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 3080 SW CITY OF WESTMINSTER WHITEHALL SW1
(east side)
83/42 No 3.
GV II
Offices and shop. c.1890-1900 (possibly with 1910-20 alteration of window bays).
Portland stone and polished granite on what may be early steel frame; slate roof.
Ornate, vaguely French Renaissance, tripartite, superimposed order composition of
narrow frontage. 4 storeys, attic storey and dormered pavilion roof. 3 windows
wide. Ground floor has modern shop front but retains tripartite articulation of
Doric columns carrying entablature. The window bays are run through vertically
from 1st to 3rd floors, with bronzed casements and metal apron panels (may be
original or alteration of 1910-20); the openings are finished off above 3rd floor
pilaster jambs with blind archivolt arches carved with shell fans, the centre one
with keystone. Three-quarter giant Ionic columns articulate 1st and 2nd floors
with dosserets over capitals carrying the 3rd floor Corinthian order. Deep,
enriched crowning entablature with balustraded parapet and ornate Baroque vases,
in front of attic storey with secondary cornice surmounted by central pedimented
elaborated stone dormer.


Listing NGR: TQ3007380347

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