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Western Corner Block of Former Charing Cross Hospital

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

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5096 / 51°30'34"N

Longitude: -0.1256 / 0°7'32"W

OS Eastings: 530174

OS Northings: 180631

OS Grid: TQ301806

Mapcode National: GBR HF.Y0

Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.RBY2

Entry Name: Western Corner Block of Former Charing Cross Hospital

Listing Date: 29 April 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1224573

English Heritage Legacy ID: 207642

Location: Westminster, London, WC2N

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 NW CITY OF WESTMINSTER WILLIAM IV STREET, WC2
72/158
Western Corner Block
of Former Charing Cross
29.4.87 Hospital
G.V. II
Former hospital. 1831 built as the Opthalmic Hospital and part of Nash's West
Strand Improvements, probably executed by William Herbert, mid to later C19
alterations, stucco, slate roof. Very restrained Grecian detailing. 3 storeys,
attic storey and dormered mansard. 5 windows wide with 3 window return splayed
across corner of junction with Chandos Street. Central Greek Doric portico.
Recessed sashes, some with glazing bars in shallow architraves. Main
entablature over 2nd floor, cornice and blocking course to attic. West return
has ground and first floors built out with glazed in Pilastered 1st floor
loggia. Absorbed as part of former Charing Cross Hospital late C19.
Survey of London; Vol XX


Listing NGR: TQ3017480631

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