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Latitude: 51.4929 / 51°29'34"N
Longitude: -0.1298 / 0°7'47"W
OS Eastings: 529930
OS Northings: 178767
OS Grid: TQ299787
Mapcode National: GBR HM.00
Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.PQRW
Entry Name: Duke's House
Listing Date: 1 December 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1066155
English Heritage Legacy ID: 207444
Location: Westminster, London, SW1P
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
TQ 2978 NE CITY OF WESTMINSTER VINCENT STREET, SW1
Tenement block of flats with rear courtyard. 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 rear shallow
courtyard elevations, spare stone dressings, concealed roofs. Stripped
Georgian style with decorative details confined to entrance bay.
Symmetrical front to Vincent Street. 6 storeys. Broad central recess,
blind apart from central stairlights, flanked by shallow projecting ranges
each of 4 windows wide but leaving one bay blind as a rendered chequer
panel in chequerboard. 6-window returns and 4-window south ends to
shallow wings of rear courtyard. Central channelled pier entrance, to
stairs, with archivolt arch under open pediment and stepped parapet above,
set in built out ashlar screen wall; 4 carved stone escutcheon panels
above. Flush framed glazing bar sashes in chequerboard. Parapet copings
finish off facades. An imaginative Lutyens treatment of a standard L.C.C.
type of housing block.
Listing NGR: TQ2993078767
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