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Queen Mary Hall and Ywca Central Club and Attached Railings

A Grade II Listed Building in Bloomsbury, London

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Latitude: 51.5172 / 51°31'1"N

Longitude: -0.1291 / 0°7'44"W

OS Eastings: 529913

OS Northings: 181464

OS Grid: TQ299814

Mapcode National: GBR HB.59

Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.Q448

Entry Name: Queen Mary Hall and Ywca Central Club and Attached Railings

Listing Date: 14 May 1974

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1113221

English Heritage Legacy ID: 477670

Location: Camden, London, WC1B

County: London

District: Camden

Electoral Ward/Division: Bloomsbury

Built-Up Area: Camden

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: St Giles-in-the-Fields

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text


798-1/104/683 (South side)
14/05/74 Nos.16-22 (Consecutive)
Queen Mary Hall and YWCA Central
Club and attached railings


YWCA residential club. 1928-32. By Sir Edwin Lutyens. For the
Young Women's Christian Association. Brown brick & stone under
a slated hipped roof with dormers. 4 storeys, attic and
basement. 7 windows with 13-window return; the 3-window bays
at each end of the return form projecting wings. Symmetrical
facade and return in Neo-Georgian style. Gauged flat brick
arches with stone keystones to flush framed sash windows
(32-pane on ground & 1st floor, 16 on 2nd & 3rd). Main central
entrance with stone doorcase comprising Corinthian pilasters
carrying entablature with open segmental pediment dated 1932,
above which a stone dressed window with triangular pediment.
Doorway approached by double flight of steps with wrought-iron
balustrade. Stone cornice. Subsidiary entrance on return with
stone doorcase with brick banded pilasters. Angel head
keystone to window above. INTERIOR: original features survive
of a functional nature. 1st floor double storey concert hall.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: attached wrought-iron railings to areas.

Listing NGR: TQ2991381464

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