This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.
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
Plus Code: 9C3XGV6H+FW
Entry Name: 356-359, Strand Wc2
Listing Date: 1 May 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1264303
English Heritage Legacy ID: 428222
Location: St. James's, Westminster, London, WC2R
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
TQ 3080 NE CITY OF WESTMINSTER STRAND, WC2
1.5.86 Nos 356 to 359 (consec)
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.
Other nearby listed buildings