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Royal College of Nursing

A Grade II Listed Building in City of Westminster, London

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Latitude: 51.5161 / 51°30'57"N

Longitude: -0.1459 / 0°8'45"W

OS Eastings: 528750

OS Northings: 181311

OS Grid: TQ287813

Mapcode National: GBR CB.FQ

Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.F573

Plus Code: 9C3XGV83+CM

Entry Name: Royal College of Nursing

Listing Date: 5 May 1958

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1210070

English Heritage Legacy ID: 209054

Also known as: Royal College of Nursing HQ

ID on this website: 101210070

Location: Marylebone, Westminster, London, W1G

County: London

District: City of Westminster

Electoral Ward/Division: Marylebone High Street

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: City of Westminster

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: All Souls Langham Place

Church of England Diocese: London

Tagged with: Headquarters Convention centre

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56/68 (west side)

No 20 (Royal College of
5.5.58 Nursing)

- II

Substantial town house 1729. Refronted and incorporated by Sir Edwin Cooper in 1930
into his redevelopment of the corner site with Henrietta Place. Five storeys basement
and dormers in attic, classical Portland stone facing. Five windows. Rusticated
ashlar central enclosed porch. Interior of original structure retains fielded panelled
rooms with carved marble chimneypieces to ground, first and second floors. Cut string
staircase with wrought iron balustrade, the stairwell and its ceiling painted in trompe
l'oeil-artists probably include John Devoto and Sir James Thornhill. Residence of
H H Asquith: GLC plaque. One of the earliest houses in the square.

Listing NGR: TQ2875081311

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