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Latitude: 51.4985 / 51°29'54"N
Longitude: -0.1276 / 0°7'39"W
OS Eastings: 530070
OS Northings: 179389
OS Grid: TQ300793
Mapcode National: GBR HK.J0
Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.QLXM
Entry Name: Little Deans Yard Staircase to Doorway and Gateway to School and Busby Library
Listing Date: 9 January 1970
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1066373
English Heritage Legacy ID: 208834
Location: Westminster, London, SW1P
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: Westminster Abbey Extra Parochial Place
Church of England Diocese: London
TO 3079 SW CITY OF WESTMINSTER BROAD SANCTUARY, SW1
101/15 (ABBEY PRECINCT AND
9.1.70 Little Dean's Yard:
Staircase to Doorway and
Gateway to 'School' and
Gateway, stairs and doorway. Stone gateway of 1734 and staircase with
upper doorway of 1664-9. Stone. The gateway, stairs and doorway give
access from Little Dean's Yard to the Busby Library and the south end of
the Dormitory range on 1st floor level (see also under Great Cloisters).
Semicircular arch to gateway of rusticated masonry with moulded imposts,
cornice and pediment overall; Royal Coat of Arms in tympanum. The
staircase is a straight flight flanked by parapets with strapwork scrolls.
The doorway is archivolt arched, with block keystone, flanked by Ionic
pilasters carrying cornice and blocking course.
Listing NGR: TQ3006879389
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