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21 Bench Seats Set on Embankment Pavement

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

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5093 / 51°30'33"N

Longitude: -0.1192 / 0°7'9"W

OS Eastings: 530616

OS Northings: 180606

OS Grid: TQ306806

Mapcode National: GBR KF.D4

Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.WBB9

Entry Name: 21 Bench Seats Set on Embankment Pavement

Listing Date: 1 December 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1357348

English Heritage Legacy ID: 207387

Location: Westminster, London, WC2N

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 Mary le Strand with St Clement Danes

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text

TQ 3079 NW,3080 SW and NE CITY OF WESTMINSTER VICTORIA EMBANKMENT,
3180 NW SW1
73/57;74/19;83/61;92/12
21 Bench Seats set on
Embankment Pavement
G.V. II
Public seats. 1872-74 designed by Lewis and G F Vulliamy. Cast iron mounted and
timber slatted. The seats take the form of long benches with curved backs
supported on cast iron brackets, the terminal arm-brackets designed as winged
sphinxes, with the exception of the bench opposite the junction with
Horseguards Avenue which has the feature of seated camels instead of sphinxes.
Included in their own right as original street furniture and as part of the
Embankment design.


Listing NGR: TQ3061680606

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