History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.


A Grade II* Listed Building in City of Westminster, Greater London Authority

More Photos »
Approximate Location Map
Large Map »


Latitude: 51.5171 / 51°31'1"N

Longitude: -0.1453 / 0°8'43"W

OS Eastings: 528785

OS Northings: 181433

OS Grid: TQ287814

Mapcode National: GBR CB.K9

Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.F4J9

Plus Code: 9C3XGV83+VV

Entry Name: Bridge

Listing Date: 10 September 1954

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1066306

English Heritage Legacy ID: 209049

Location: Westminster, London, W1G

County: Greater London Authority

Electoral Ward/Division: West End

Built-Up Area: City of Westminster

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: All Souls Langham Place

Church of England Diocese: London

Find accommodation in


56/57 (north side)

10.9.54 Nos 11 and 14 including


An unusually grand Palladian treatment for a pair of town houses flanking the north
axis of the square. C.1770. Each front symmetrical, in the style of John Vardy.
Ashlar Portland, slate roofs, 3 storeys, basement and mansard, 5 windows glazing bar
sashes. Giant Corinthian order to upper floors, quoin pilaster and centre 3 bays
advanced with engaged columns supporting pediment with sculpted palm leaves framing
oculus. Vermiculated blocking to Doric columns of central doorway and similar
vermiculated Gothic surrounds to flanking windows. Similar doorway to brick return.
Wrought iron area railings with scroll lamp standards and extinguishers. Ashlar bridge
link set back has Madonna and Child by Jacob Epstein over arch. Good interiors with
rich plasterwork, scrolled wrought iron work to staircase balustrades, marble
fireplaces etc. The houses were speculatively built by a Mr Tufnell possibly with
masonry prepared for the abortive Academy of the Society of Dilettanti intended for the

Georgian London: J Summerson. "The Society's House: An Architectural Study"
J Summerson in Royal Society of Arts Journal October 1954.

Listing NGR: TQ2879681436

Selected Sources

Book cover links are generated automatically from the sources. They are not necessarily always correct, as book names at Amazon may not be quite the same as those used referenced in the text.

Source title links go to a search for the specified title at Amazon. Availability of the title is dependent on current publication status. You may also want to check AbeBooks, particularly for older titles.

Recommended Books

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.