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Stanford's

A Grade II Listed Building in St James's, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.512 / 51°30'43"N

Longitude: -0.126 / 0°7'33"W

OS Eastings: 530137

OS Northings: 180897

OS Grid: TQ301808

Mapcode National: GBR HD.V4

Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.R8Q7

Entry Name: Stanford's

Listing Date: 15 January 1973

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1222308

English Heritage Legacy ID: 414454

Location: Westminster, London, WC2E

County: London

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 Martin-in-the-Fields

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text

TQ 3080 NW CITY OF WESTMINSTER LONG ACRE, WC2
72/15
15.1.73 Nos, 12 to 14 consec.
(Stanford's) (Including
No. 27A Floral Street)

- II

Office-commercial premises. c.1900-01 by Herbert Read and Macdonald. Red
brick with stone dressings and stone faced ground and 1st floors. Eclectic
Flemish Renaissance style. 4 storeys and attic in crowning gable. 3
windows wide broad front. Ground floor has double shop front with central
entrance flanked by engaged Doric columns and enriched architrave display
windows, under entablature. Upper floor windows principally 4-light leaded
casements with enriched stone surrounds, mullions and transoms; the 1st and
2nd floors respectively with paired pilasters and quoins and with central
window bay projecting and finished off with semi-elliptical pediment with
reliefs in tympanum (globe flanked by putti with cartouche inscribed
"E.D. 1900"), enriched aprons inscribed "STANFORD" on 1st floor and with
Royal Coat of Arms to that of 2nd floor. Attic storey framed and crowned
by stone dressed Dutch gable. The block extends back to Floral Street
where there is a plain warehouse elevation.


Listing NGR: TQ3014080886

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

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