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Bennett House, Grosvenor Estate (With Lodge and Gate Piers)

A Grade II Listed Building in City of Westminster, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4942 / 51°29'39"N

Longitude: -0.1297 / 0°7'46"W

OS Eastings: 529936

OS Northings: 178908

OS Grid: TQ299789

Mapcode National: GBR HL.1K

Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.PPTX

Entry Name: Bennett House, Grosvenor Estate (With Lodge and Gate Piers)

Listing Date: 5 February 1970

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1065921

English Heritage Legacy ID: 422608

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 CITY OF WESTMINSTER PAGE STREET, SW1
105/5 (north side)
5.2.70 Bennett House, Grosvenor
Estate (with lodge and
gate piers)
G.V. II
Tenement courtyard block of flats. 1928-30; consultant
Sir Edwin Lutyens; part of the Westminster Housing Scheme for the Grosvenor
Estate. Grey brick and white rendered chequerboard external elevations
with grey brick and rendered access galleries to courtyard elevations,
spare stone dressings, concealed roofs. Stripped Georgian style. 6
storeys. 4-window wide ends to street with long returns enclosing
rectangular courtyard and single storey former lodges, square on plan,
flanking courtyard entrance with gate piers. Doorways on ground floor and
galleries of courtyard elevations. Flush framed glazing bar sashes.
Parapet copings finish off facades. The lodges each have 1 window, and an
oeil de boeuf in link, with pyramidal roofs; they are built out with gate
piers at right angles to street ends of long sides of block. An
imaginative Lutyens treatment of a standard LCC type of housing block.


Listing NGR: TQ2993678908

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