History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

356-359, Strand Wc2

A Grade II Listed Building in City of Westminster, London

More Photos »
Approximate Location Map
Large Map »

Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5112 / 51°30'40"N

Longitude: -0.1201 / 0°7'12"W

OS Eastings: 530550

OS Northings: 180812

OS Grid: TQ305808

Mapcode National: GBR KD.5G

Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.V8VW

Entry Name: 356-359, Strand Wc2

Listing Date: 1 May 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1264303

English Heritage Legacy ID: 428222

Location: Westminster, London, WC2R

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 Paul Covent Garden

Church of England Diocese: London

Find accommodation in
Holborn

Listing Text

TQ 3080 NE CITY OF WESTMINSTER STRAND, WC2
73/38
1.5.86 Nos 356 to 359 (consec)
G.V. II
Symmetrical terrace of houses with shops. c1830-32 as part of the West Strand
Improvements planned by Nash, probably executed by William Herbert. Stucco,
slate roofs. Graeco-Roman features. 3 storeys, attic storey and dormered
mansards. Centre pair of houses each 3 windows wide, Nos 356 and 359 each of
one tripartite window wide and treated as terminal pavilions. No 359 with
4-window return to Burleigh Street. Ground floor shop fronts altered mid C20.
The centre pair of houses have architraved glazing bar sashes to 1st (full
length) and 2nd floors with modillion cornice over 2nd floor and architraved
sashes to attic storey which is finished off with cornice and blocking course.
The terminal pavilions have architraved tripartite windows with stucco
dividers, those on 1st floor pedimented. The modillion main cornice and attic
cornice are broken forward over No 359 and returned but No 356 has additional
feature of giant Corinthian pilaster order framing 1st and 2nd floors and
supporting entablature. Similar details to return front of No 359 but with the
1st and 2nd floor windows of corner pavilion set in through-storey panel.
John Nash; John Summerson.
Georgian London; John Summerson.


Listing NGR: TQ3054680815

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

Selected Sources

Book cover links are generated automatically from the sources. They are not necessarily always correct, as book names at Amazon may not be quite the same as those used referenced in the text.

Source title links go to a search for the specified title at Amazon. Availability of the title is dependent on current publication status. You may also want to check AbeBooks, particularly for older titles.

Recommended Books

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.