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Latitude: 51.5124 / 51°30'44"N
Longitude: -0.1244 / 0°7'27"W
OS Eastings: 530253
OS Northings: 180939
OS Grid: TQ302809
Mapcode National: GBR JD.71
Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.S7MY
Entry Name: 12, Floral Street Wc2
Listing Date: 15 January 1973
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1066797
English Heritage Legacy ID: 209732
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 FLORAL STREET, WC2.
15.1.73 No. 12
Former parish schools. First built 1838 by E.H. Browne, altered and
largely refronted by C.G. Searle in 1860. Stucco, slate roof. Italianate
style probably recommended by Charles Parker the Bedford Estate Surveyor.
Lofty 3 storey front set back with to right a 4 storey entrance/staircase
tower projecting to building line. 4 windows wide. Entrance at foot of
tower with archivolt keyed arch, panelled door and blind lunette with 1860
date tablet. Recessed front has tall closely set architraved and archivolt
arched and keyed windows to each floor with radial glazing to heads; ground
floor window partly altered to door. Panelled applied pedestal to 1st
floor windows, bracketed sill course to 2nd floor, crowning cornice
returned over tower. The latter is treated as a belvedere-campanile with
rusticated quoins with bracketed eaves cornice to pyramidal lead covered
Survey of London; Vol. XXXVI.
Listing NGR: TQ3026580921
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