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Aldine House

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

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5105 / 51°30'37"N

Longitude: -0.1246 / 0°7'28"W

OS Eastings: 530243

OS Northings: 180728

OS Grid: TQ302807

Mapcode National: GBR JD.6Q

Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.S9HD

Entry Name: Aldine House

Listing Date: 30 June 1978

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1292126

English Heritage Legacy ID: 208620

Location: Westminster, London, WC2E

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 Paul Covent Garden

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text

TQ 3080 NW CITY OF WESTMINSTER BEDFORD STREET, WC2
72/102
30.6.78 Nos. 10 to 13 (consec)
(Aldine House)
(Including No. 66
Chandos Place)

G.V. II

Offices and shop. c.1911 by E. Keynes Purchase. Red brick with stone
dressings, slate roof. Free Style Queen Anne. 4 storeys and basement.
Virtually symmetrical elevation with a pair of tripartite bays flanking a
central bow on the upper floors, each 3 windows wide, one window entrance
to right hand north end and oriel corner turret to south with 3 window
return to Chandos Place. Ground floor is taken up by well detailed wooden
Greek Doric shop front with segmental bowed windows, articulated by
pilasters, with cherub masks, which also flank the panelled doors with
patterned fanlights. The upper floors have recessed glazing bar sashes
under flat gauged arches, the central windows on the tripartite bays and
the bow with stone architraves, on the 3rd floor these windows have
archivolt arches in the tripartite bays whilst the one in bow is an
oeil-de-boeuf with swags in apron below. Between the major bays the front
is articulated by quasi pilasters supporting console bracketed cornice and
above the central bow rises an attic crowned by a segmental pediment. The
corner turret has a finialed cupola. Aldine House also has a front at
No. 66 Chandos Place repeating design of end bays on Bedford Street.

Survey of London; Vol. XXXVI.


Listing NGR: TQ3024380728

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