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Royal Horticultural Society Old Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in City of Westminster, London

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Latitude: 51.4945 / 51°29'40"N

Longitude: -0.1347 / 0°8'4"W

OS Eastings: 529584

OS Northings: 178934

OS Grid: TQ295789

Mapcode National: GBR FL.XF

Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.MP4P

Entry Name: Royal Horticultural Society Old Hall

Listing Date: 14 September 1970

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1357338

English Heritage Legacy ID: 207434

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

Royal Horticultural Society Old Hall



Exhibition Hall and offices. 1904 by Edwin James Stubbs. Forebuilding of warm red brick with plenty of stone dressings and banding, slate roof; steel trussed glazed hall behind. Free Style mixing Norman Shaw and Arts and Crafts features with Renaissance details. 3 storeys on basement with terrace in front of area, dormered mansard and 2 storey attic over centrepiece. 3-window centrepiece and flanking 3-window ranges. Large ashlar engaged Doric columned porch projecting to pavement over steps,set in terrace; large double panelled doors and large side doors flanking porch. Large wood mullioned and transomed, pilastered and cornice hooded, slightly-parabolic arched ground floor windows. Upper floors of flanking ranges have 2-light windows, those on 1st floor framed by pilasters with cornices flanked by consoles. Centrepiece has shallow, ashlar, through-storey tripartite bow. Large bracketed eaves cornice and secondary cornices to centrepiece attics. The main cornice is returned across shaped gable ends crowned by chimney stacks with much banding. The hall behind has brick rear wall and brick ground floor to east gable end with upper part having exposed steel lattice framed glazing flanked by corbelled banded turrets. Inside the hall has a gallery on Doric columns and a glazed tunnel vault roof on lattice girder trusses. N.B. for Royal Horticultural Society New Hall see Greycoat Street.

Listing NGR: TQ2958078925

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