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Latitude: 51.5098 / 51°30'35"N
Longitude: -0.1247 / 0°7'28"W
OS Eastings: 530239
OS Northings: 180652
OS Grid: TQ302806
Mapcode National: GBR JD.5Y
Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.S9GY
Entry Name: Former Charing Cross Hospital (East Side)
Listing Date: 9 January 1970
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1066516
English Heritage Legacy ID: 208497
Location: Westminster, London, WC2N
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 Martin-in-the-Fields
Church of England Diocese: London
TQ 3080 NW CITY OF WESTMINSTER AGAR STREET, WC2
9.1.70 Former Charing Cross
Hospital (East range)
Hospital. 1831-34 by Decimus Burton (with late C19 extensions of no interest),
as part of the West Strand improvements. Stucco, slate roof. Restrained Grecian
detail. 3 storeys with mid C19 attic storey plus dormered mansard, on basement.
17 bays wide in the rhythm 3;3;5;3;3, with centre and ends advanced. Ground
floor with banded rustication, has central Greek Doric portico with pediment.
Recessed, architraved, glazing bar sash windows. Bold stringcourse over ground
floor and main entablature above 2nd floor, balustraded parapet to attic.
Pedimented south return has 3 storeys and basement bowed projection with giant
engaged order of Grecian Corinthian columns through 1st and 2nd floors,
supporting an entablature with balustrade.
Survey of London; Vol XX.
Listing NGR: TQ3023980652
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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