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Turner House, Millbank Estate

A Grade II Listed Building in City of Westminster, London

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Latitude: 51.4913 / 51°29'28"N

Longitude: -0.1297 / 0°7'46"W

OS Eastings: 529942

OS Northings: 178591

OS Grid: TQ299785

Mapcode National: GBR HM.1K

Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.PSS3

Plus Code: 9C3XFVRC+G4

Entry Name: Turner House, Millbank Estate

Listing Date: 5 February 1970

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1230895

English Heritage Legacy ID: 210157

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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5.2.70 Turner House, Millbank
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. Humane, Arts and Crafts socialist housing design
inspired by Webb, Lethaby and Smith and Brewer with "Queen Anne" and
Northern European features, all executed to high standards. A long block
with splayed south end following street line,and flanking St. Oswulf Street
axis. 4 storeys and attic. Slightly asymmetrical, 22 windows wide with 5
storey central and terminal pavilion gabled breaks and similar 16-window
splayed south end. Camber arched pent-roofed recessed porches to courtyard
elevation. Segmental arched glazing bar sashes with exposed box frames,
tripartite and quadripartite on ground floor, grouped to express interior
distribution. Dormers above flat eaves between gables. Stringcourse over
ground floor. The block balances its twin, Ruskin House, on the other side
of St. Oswulf Street. (c.f. Boundary Street Estate, Tower Hamlets.)
A Revolution in London Housing; Susan Beattie.

Listing NGR: TQ2994278591

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