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Landseer House, Millbank Estate

A Grade II Listed Building in City of Westminster, London

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Latitude: 51.4907 / 51°29'26"N

Longitude: -0.1297 / 0°7'46"W

OS Eastings: 529943

OS Northings: 178521

OS Grid: TQ299785

Mapcode National: GBR HM.1S

Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.PSSL

Plus Code: 9C3XFVRC+74

Entry Name: Landseer House, Millbank Estate

Listing Date: 5 February 1970

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1216791

English Heritage Legacy ID: 411463

Location: Vincent Square, Westminster, London, SW1P

County: London

District: City of Westminster

Electoral Ward/Division: Vincent Square

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: City of Westminster

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: St Stephen Rochester Row

Church of England Diocese: London

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Landseer House, Millbank
5.2.70 Estate
LCC housing estate block of flats. 1897-1902, part of one of the first and
most significant of the LCC estates by the Architects' Department housing
section under Owen Fleming and , more particularly in this case,
R. Minton Taylor who was probably responsible for the estate layout
radiating from a rectangular public garden. Red brick with slight stone
dressings, tiled roofs. Human, Arts and Crafts socialist housing design
inspired by Webb, Lethaby and Smith and Brewer with "Queen Anne" and
Northern European features, all executed to a high standard. Shallow L plan
block with north wing at right angles to John Islip Street, with courtyard
elevations. 5 storey gabled pavilion wings and 4 storeys and attic between
them. Cornice-hooded recessed porches to north courtyard. Segmental
arched flush framed glazing bar sashes, tripartite on ground floor, grouped
to express interior distribution. Dormers above overhanging eaves. The
block balances its twin Mulready House in the group north of the garden.
(c.f. Boundary Street Estate, Tower Hamlets).
A Revolution in London Housing; Susan Beattie.

Listing NGR: TQ2994378521

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