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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1266894
English Heritage Legacy ID: 207621
Location: Westminster, London, SW1A
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
TQ 3080 SW CITY OF WESTMINSTER WHITEHALL COURT SW1
5.2.70 Whitehall Court
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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