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Forecourt Railings, Gates and Guardhouses to Horseguards

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

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5049 / 51°30'17"N

Longitude: -0.1268 / 0°7'36"W

OS Eastings: 530106

OS Northings: 180104

OS Grid: TQ301801

Mapcode National: GBR HG.PQ

Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.RFBP

Entry Name: Forecourt Railings, Gates and Guardhouses to Horseguards

Listing Date: 5 February 1970

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1267077

English Heritage Legacy ID: 207596

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 SW1
83/73 (West side)
5.2.70 Forecourt railings, gates
and Guardhouses to
Horse Guards.
GV I
Guardhouses, railings and gates. c.1750-60, completing Kent's Horse Guards
composition as executed by Vardy and Robinson. Portland stone and wrought
iron. Tall railings and clustered spike gate piers and gates,flanked by 2 stone
pediment-gabled pavilions as mounted guardhouses with large semicircular archways.


Listing NGR: TQ3010680104

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