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Latitude: 51.5113 / 51°30'40"N
Longitude: -0.1315 / 0°7'53"W
OS Eastings: 529761
OS Northings: 180809
OS Grid: TQ297808
Mapcode National: GBR GD.ND
Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.N8VR
Entry Name: St John's Hospital for Diseases of the Skin
Listing Date: 23 November 1978
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1274847
English Heritage Legacy ID: 414022
Location: Westminster, London, WC2H
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 Anne Soho
Church of England Diocese: London
TQ 2980 NE CITY OF WESTMINSTER LISLE STREET, WC2
No 5: St John's Hospital
23.11.78 for Diseases of the Skin
Hospital. 1897 by Treadwell and Martin, built as the French Club. Painted
terracotta. Unusual Franco-Flemish Renaissance appropriate to original
use. storeys plus 2 attic storeys in gable. 5 windows wide. Rusticated
ground floor has central columned portal and side entrances with half
columns and obelisk finials, volute and strapwork crestings. Central 3
storey mullioned-transomed casement oriel with strapwork panelled aprons,
flanking mullioned windows paired on 3rd floor. Stepped attic lights in
ornate full width gable of 6 steps with side scrolls and crowning obelisk
finial. Acquired and adapted by St. John's Hospital 1934-35. Conspicuous
elevation from Leicester Square closing Leicester Street vista.
Survey of London; Vol. XXXIV.
Listing NGR: TQ2976180809
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