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Latitude: 51.4119 / 51°24'42"N
Longitude: -0.2993 / 0°17'57"W
OS Eastings: 518373
OS Northings: 169465
OS Grid: TQ183694
Mapcode National: GBR 83.TF2
Mapcode Global: VHGR8.RSM1
Entry Name: Bentalls Depository
Listing Date: 8 September 1989
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1253306
English Heritage Legacy ID: 203207
Location: Kingston upon Thames, London, KT1
District: Kingston upon Thames
Electoral Ward/Division: Grove
Built-Up Area: Kingston upon Thames
Traditional County: Surrey
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London
Church of England Parish: Norbiton St Peter
Church of England Diocese: Southwark
Includes Bentall's Depository. Clarence Street. Depository and store. 1935-6 by Maurice Webb. Rendered steel frame; hipped Spanish tile roof. Grand Spanish/Italianate style. 3 storeys and attic over open ground floor; 7-window range with hipped roof to central tower. Square-headed entry to centre; square-headed metal casements with central opening lights flanked by green shutters. Wide banded quoin strips; cill band to attic storey is broken by tall central window flanked by shutters set in keyed semicircular moulded arch; tiled lettering beneath eaves of central tower; wide bracketed eaves. Rear elevation to Clarence Street, also with central tower and 3-bay side elevations are in similar style. Interior not inspected.
Recommended as an industrial building of unusually good quality, with hacienda-style detailing applied to correct classical proportions of an American scale.
Listing NGR: TQ1837369465
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