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Central Timber Framed Arbour/Tool Shed

A Grade II Listed Building in City of Westminster, London

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Latitude: 51.5153 / 51°30'55"N

Longitude: -0.1322 / 0°7'56"W

OS Eastings: 529698

OS Northings: 181249

OS Grid: TQ296812

Mapcode National: GBR GB.GZ

Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.N5GQ

Entry Name: Central Timber Framed Arbour/Tool Shed

Listing Date: 26 February 1992

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1249910

English Heritage Legacy ID: 432139

Location: Westminster, London, W1D

County: London

District: City of Westminster

Electoral Ward/Division: West End

Built-Up Area: City of Westminster

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: St Anne Soho

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text

TQ 2981 SE
Garden arbour/tool shed forming the centre piece of Soho Square c1925-
6, built by Messrs J. Strutt & Co, 27 Endell Street for the Charing
Cross Electricity Company as a disguise for an electricity sub-
station. Brick and breezeblock core with timber-framing of re-use
C17/18 floor beams having rendered infill panels; an old (pre C17?)
4-centred head to south door. Clay peg tiled conical roof with
upswept projecting eaves on shaped brackets & gabled dormers to north
& south elevations having shaped bargeboards. Tudorbethan style,
built to appear as an octagonal market cross building. 2 storeys, 8
windows. Overhanging 1st floor supported on round arched arcading
with carved spandrels. North & south elevations have double panelled
doors with 4-centred heads. 1st floor windows of 3 lights and gables
4 lights, all with carved timber trefoil heads.

Listing NGR: TQ2969881249

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

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