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Caxton Hall

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

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4989 / 51°29'55"N

Longitude: -0.135 / 0°8'5"W

OS Eastings: 529553

OS Northings: 179417

OS Grid: TQ295794

Mapcode National: GBR FJ.VW

Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.ML0B

Entry Name: Caxton Hall

Listing Date: 15 March 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1357266

English Heritage Legacy ID: 209057

Location: Westminster, London, SW1H

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 Peter Eaton Square

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text

TQ 2979 SE CITY OF WESTMINSTER CAXTON STREET, SW1
100/10
Caxton Hall
15.3.84
- II

1878-82 by Lee and Smith, built as town hall. Red brick and pink sandstone, slate
roofs. Ambitious but coarse essay in Francois I style. 2 main stcreys over
basement plus 2 more attic stcreys rising into elaborately shaped pavilion roofs
with iron crestings. 7 bays wide. Central mid C20 entrance porch with canopy.
Windows in panelled pilaster surrounds and canted bay windows in outermost bays,
moulded strings friezes and cornices, all with carved enrichment, well executed but
somewhat mechancial. Formerly used as Registry Office. Included for historical
associations.


Listing NGR: TQ2955379417

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