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Latitude: 51.5108 / 51°30'38"N
Longitude: -0.1248 / 0°7'29"W
OS Eastings: 530228
OS Northings: 180759
OS Grid: TQ302807
Mapcode National: GBR JD.4M
Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.S9D6
Entry Name: 17-19, Bedford Street Wc2
Listing Date: 15 January 1973
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1218159
English Heritage Legacy ID: 208622
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 BEDFORD STREET, WC2
15.1.73 Nos. 17 to 19
Former district post office. 1883-84 by E.G. Rivers or possibly
James Williams. Portland stone, slate roof. Knowledgeable and dignified
Roman High Renaissance design. 3 tall storeys and dormered mansard.
6 windows wide. Ground floor has entrance to right balanced by covered way
entrance to left, all framed by Doric pilasters carrying entablature, the
windows and door architraves being coved and enriched with horizontal
fluting. Architraved sash windows to upper floors, those on "piano nobile"
with console bracketed pediments and blind balustraded aprons. 1st floor
frieze has plaques monogrammed "V.R.". Sill course to 2nd floor enriched
with guilloche band. Main entablature with dentil cornice and balustraded
Survey of London; Vol. XXXVI.
Listing NGR: TQ3021780750
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