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Princess Mary House

A Grade II Listed Building in Vincent Square, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4929 / 51°29'34"N

Longitude: -0.1306 / 0°7'50"W

OS Eastings: 529877

OS Northings: 178764

OS Grid: TQ298787

Mapcode National: GBR GM.V0

Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.PQBX

Entry Name: Princess Mary House

Listing Date: 1 December 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1238328

English Heritage Legacy ID: 207441

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 VINCENT STREET, SW1
105/22
Princess Mary House
G.V. II
Tenement block of flats with rear courtyard. 1928-30; consultant
Sir Edwin, Lutyens; part of the Westminster Housing Scheme for the
Grosvenor Estate. Grey brick and white rendered chequerboard external
elevations with grey brick and rendered access galleries to rear shallow
courtyard elevations, spare stone dressings, concealed roofs. Stripped
Georgian style with decorative details confined to entrance bay.
Symmetrical front to Vincent Street. 6 storeys. Broad central recess,
blind apart from central stairlights, flanked by shallow projecting ranges
each of 4 windows wide but leaving one blind bay as a rendered chequer
panel in the chequerboard. 6-window returns and 4-window south ends to
shallow wings of rear courtyard. Central channelled pier entrance, to
stairs, with archivolt arch under open pediment and stepped parapet above,
set in built out ashlar screen wall; 4 carved stone escutcheon panels
above. Flush framed glazing bar sashes in chequerboard. Parapet copings
finish off the facades. An imaginative Lutyens treatment of a standard
L.C.C. type of housing block.


Listing NGR: TQ2987778764

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