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Wellington Barracks Main Centre Block with East and West Wings

A Grade II Listed Building in City of Westminster, Westminster

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Latitude: 51.5 / 51°29'59"N

Longitude: -0.1376 / 0°8'15"W

OS Eastings: 529367

OS Northings: 179537

OS Grid: TQ293795

Mapcode National: GBR FJ.8G

Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.KKLG

Plus Code: 9C3XFVX6+XX

Entry Name: Wellington Barracks Main Centre Block with East and West Wings

Listing Date: 9 January 1970

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1218567

English Heritage Legacy ID: 208701

Location: Westminster, London, SW1E

County: 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 Peter Eaton Square

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text

9.1.70 Wellington Barracks: Main centre
block with east and west wings


Barracks. 1833-59, by Sir Frederick Smith of the Royal Engineers in
consultation with Philip Hardwick; entirely rebuilt behind facades,
1980-83. Stucco, slate roofs. Functional military Grecian. Long central
range with link screens to wings, set back behind parade ground. 3
storeys and dormered attics. Central range 27 windows wide with centre 3
bays slightly advanced; the wings 3 windows wide. Central tetrastyle
Greek Doric portico with flanking prostyle porticoes; similar porticoes to
wings. Recessed glazing bar sashes, with architraves on upper floors.
Rusticated ground floor. Upper floors articulated by giant Doric
pilasters carrying entablature with blocking course, the 3 bay centrepiece
pedimented (with clock) and pediments over the wings. Greek Doric column screens
linkk wings to main range.

Listing NGR: TQ2936779537

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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