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Reynolds House (South Block)

A Grade II Listed Building in Vincent Square, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4925 / 51°29'33"N

Longitude: -0.1299 / 0°7'47"W

OS Eastings: 529926

OS Northings: 178724

OS Grid: TQ299787

Mapcode National: GBR HM.04

Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.PRP5

Entry Name: Reynolds House (South Block)

Listing Date: 5 February 1970

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1289893

English Heritage Legacy ID: 209692

Location: Westminster, London, SW1P

County: London

District: City of Westminster

Electoral Ward/Division: Vincent Square

Built-Up Area: City of Westminster

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: St Stephen Rochester Row

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text

TQ 2978 NE CITY OF WESTMINSTER ERASMUS STREET, SW1
105/25 Reynolds House (south block)
5.2.70
G.V. II
LCC housing estate block of flats. 1897-1902, part of one of the first
and most significant of the LCC estates by the Architects' Department
housing section under Owen Fleming and,more particularly in this case,
R. Minton Taylor who was probably responsible for the estate layout
radiating from a rectangular public garden. Red brick with some slight
stone dressings, slate roofs. Humane, Arts and Crafts socialist housing
design, inspired by Webb, Lethaby and Smith and Brewer with "Queen Anne"
features, all executed to high standards. one of 2 blocks of 5 Storey pavilions
with 4 storeys and steep mansarded attic in between,forming an L plan with
common courtyard behind. 12-window ranges with 2 pavilion hipped roof
breaks. Entrances in courtyard elevations. Segmental arched glazing bar
sashes with exposed box frames grouped to express interior distribution.
Dormers in roof. Part of a symmetrical composition with Hogarth House and
Gainsborough House q.v. (c.f. Boundary Street Estate, Tower Hamlets).


Listing NGR: TQ2995978740

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