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Former Magistrates' Court

A Grade II Listed Building in City of Westminster, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4936 / 51°29'37"N

Longitude: -0.1371 / 0°8'13"W

OS Eastings: 529420

OS Northings: 178833

OS Grid: TQ294788

Mapcode National: GBR FL.CR

Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.KQWB

Entry Name: Former Magistrates' Court

Listing Date: 8 February 1996

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1246992

English Heritage Legacy ID: 456112

Location: Westminster, London, SW1P

County: London

District: City of Westminster

Electoral Ward/Division: Vincent Square

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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Listing Text

TQ 2978 NW ROCHESTER ROW

1900-/104/10074 No. 69(former magistrates'
court)

GY II

Former magistrates' court. 1903-4 by John Butler for the Metropolitan Police. Red brick and stone dressing. Free Baroque style. Three storeys plus attic; five bays wide. Four stacks. Four dormer windows. Central bay is recessed and articulated by a segimental-headed pediment, with stone canted bay window which runs from attic inside pediment to feat floor level. Central bay flanked by two bays linked vertically with stone dressing. Flat arched windows on first and second storeys with sash windows; segmental moulded hoods above first storey windows. Stone balustrade and modillion cornice, the latter continued along flank walls. Rusticated stone ground storey with central recessed entrance. Flat, horizontal stone porch supported by paired elongated brackets, with stone Royal Coat of Arms above. Entrance doorway with keystone, now blocked, is flanked by a pair of round-headed windows. INTERIOR. Much remodelled after bomb damage. Simple staircase with chamfered newels. Included for group value.


Listing NGR: TQ2942078835

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

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