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Whitehall Court

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

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5054 / 51°30'19"N

Longitude: -0.1241 / 0°7'26"W

OS Eastings: 530289

OS Northings: 180163

OS Grid: TQ302801

Mapcode National: GBR JG.9J

Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.SFR9

Entry Name: Whitehall Court

Listing Date: 5 February 1970

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1266894

English Heritage Legacy ID: 207621

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 COURT SW1
83/68
5.2.70 Whitehall Court
GV II*
Mansion block of flats. 1884 by Thomas Archer and A. Green. Portland stone, slate
roofs. Vast elaborated pile with exuberant French Renaissance, Chateaux de la Loire
inspired details. 8 and 9 storeys on basement with a further 1 and 2 storeys of
attics in fantastic, pyramidal pavilion roofscape. 2 main pavilions to Embankment
Gardens - river front; 4 pavilions to Whitehall Court, the main one with flanking
cupolaed bays. 3 iron and glass canopied doorways. 2 and 3-light pilastered or
colonnetted windows; those in main pavilions set back in semicircular arched loggias,
in some cases run through 2 storeys; elaborate shaped and pedimented gabled dormers
with finials rising in tiers against the pavilion roofs which are crowned by
finialed cupolas; Chambord-like forest of ornamental chimney stacks. Enriched
string courses and cornices. Decorative iron work balconies and window guards.
Interior distribution fully serviced from the beginning with lifts; light wells
with stained glass to corridors and landings, mosaic floors, etc. The roofscape
makes a spectacular contribution to the view of Whitehall from St. James's Park.


Listing NGR: TQ3028980163

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