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Queen's Tower

A Grade II Listed Building in City of Westminster, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4984 / 51°29'54"N

Longitude: -0.1769 / 0°10'36"W

OS Eastings: 526648

OS Northings: 179288

OS Grid: TQ266792

Mapcode National: GBR 4K.G1

Mapcode Global: VHGQY.WLCQ

Entry Name: Queen's Tower

Listing Date: 14 January 1970

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1231643

English Heritage Legacy ID: 406800

Location: Westminster, London, SW7

County: London

District: City of Westminster

Electoral Ward/Division: Knightsbridge and Belgravia

Built-Up Area: City of Westminster

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: Holy Trinity South Kensington

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text

TQ 2679 SE CITY OF WESTMINSTER IMPERIAL INSTITUTE
94/8 ROAD, SW7
(North side)
14.1.70 Queen's Tower
GV II
Surviving tower of the demolished Imperial Institute 1887-1893. Thomas E
Collcott. Portland stone with red brick bands; copper dome. Eclectic
Renaissance manner. Four main stages with balustraded balconies between. Tall
square shaft with pilaster strips; archway near base. Small arched windows at
intervals, paired towards top. Dome with octagonal stage beneath having
semicircular turrets and flying buttresses above four corners of tower. Cupola
and gilded finial.


Listing NGR: TQ2664879288

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

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