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Latitude: 51.5109 / 51°30'39"N
Longitude: -0.1245 / 0°7'28"W
OS Eastings: 530250
OS Northings: 180777
OS Grid: TQ302807
Mapcode National: GBR JD.6K
Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.S9K2
Entry Name: Alginate House
Listing Date: 15 January 1973
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1066648
English Heritage Legacy ID: 210149
Location: Westminster, London, WC2E
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 Paul Covent Garden
Church of England Diocese: London
TQ 3080 NW CITY OF WESTMINSTER HENRIETTA STREET, WC2
15.1.73 No 22 (Including No 34
Bedford Street) Alginate
Professional chambers and apartments. 1857-58 by Charles Gray. Stucco,
concealed roof. Eclectic Florentine quattrocento palazzo design. 4
storeys and basement. Double fronted 3 windows wide but slightly narrower
return. The ground and 1st floors as one tall podium bound at corners by
massive channelled quoin piers, with central "Romanesque" shafted doorway
under bracketed cornice hood, similar pilaster framed flanking windows with
tympani, the cornice hoods as sills to 1st floor pilastered and cornice
hooded windows. 2nd floor "Romanesque" arched pilastered windows widely
spaced and on 3rd floor arcaded range of 9 windows, some blind, beneath
very prominent bracketed and machicolated eaves cornice. Moulded 2nd
floor sill course and band sill course to top floor. Similar but closer
spaced treatment to return.
Survey of London; Vol. XXXVI.
Listing NGR: TQ3025080777
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