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Wellington Barracks East Guardhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Westminster, London, London

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Latitude: 51.5005 / 51°30'1"N

Longitude: -0.1363 / 0°8'10"W

OS Eastings: 529454

OS Northings: 179599

OS Grid: TQ294795

Mapcode National: GBR FJ.K8

Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.LK82

Plus Code: 9C3XGV27+6F

Entry Name: Wellington Barracks East Guardhouse

Listing Date: 9 January 1970

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1066439

English Heritage Legacy ID: 208699

Location: Westminster, London, SW1E

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 Peter Eaton Square

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text

9.1.70 Wellington Barracks: East


Guardhouse. c1833 by Sir Frederick Smith, consultant Philip Hardwick. Stucco, slate
roof. Grecian Doric guardhouse-lodge at east gate entrance to parade ground from Bird-
cage Walk. Single storey. 6 windows long. Projecting entrance bays to north and south
sides with Greek Doric columns in antis carrying entablatures with pediments, architraved
doorways, that to Birdcage Walk blocked. Tetrastyle Greek Doric portico to west end
by gate, containing entrance to guardroom with panelled door and fanlight recessed in
architrave and flanked by pilasters. Recessed glazing bar sashes, in architraves, to
Birdcage Walk and parade ground, both articulated by Doric pilasters carrying entablature
and blocking course. In antis Greek Doric portico to east end.

Listing NGR: TQ2945479599

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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