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Latitude: 51.4992 / 51°29'57"N
Longitude: -0.1292 / 0°7'45"W
OS Eastings: 529954
OS Northings: 179468
OS Grid: TQ299794
Mapcode National: GBR HJ.4R
Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.QL11
Entry Name: The Sanctuary
Listing Date: 9 January 1970
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1291358
English Heritage Legacy ID: 208827
Location: Westminster, London, SW1P
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 Matthew Westminster
Church of England Diocese: London
TQ 2979 SE CITY OF WESTMINSTER BROAD SANCTUARY, SW1
9.1.70 The Sanctuary
Nos 1 to 8 (consec)
Terrace of houses incorporating gateway to Dean's Yard. 1853-54 by
Sir George Gilbert Scott. Bath stone with gault brick and stone to Dean's
Yard, slate roofs. Gothic with some early Tudor features, a carefully
asymmetrical composition about the formal gatehouse with lively and varied
skyline. 4 storeys, basements and dormered attics. 2 or 3 window wide
fronts. Octagonal turreted and battlemented gatehouse. Houses have,
pointed and 4 centred-arched doorways paired or set to right, some as
recessed porches. 4 centred and square headed windows stone mullioned,
some with tracery, rectangular through-storey bay windows and oriels;
traceried balconies, buttresses, stepped gables and battlements.
Decorative iron gates to vaulted carriageway. Ornate Gothic area railings.
The rear to Dean's Yard plainer with stone mullioned windows and
rectangular oriel-bays. Single storey rear extension to Nos. 2 and 3.
Fine Gothic ironwork to areas on this front with the party boundary walls
of Nos. 4 and 5 surmounted by ornate Gothic lamps, flanking gatehouse
London Vol I; N Pevsner
Listing NGR: TQ2996479456
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