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St Martin's Vestry Hall

A Grade II* Listed Building in St James's, Westminster

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Latitude: 51.5092 / 51°30'32"N

Longitude: -0.1265 / 0°7'35"W

OS Eastings: 530112

OS Northings: 180577

OS Grid: TQ301805

Mapcode National: GBR HF.R5

Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.RBGF

Plus Code: 9C3XGV5F+M9

Entry Name: St Martin's Vestry Hall

Listing Date: 24 February 1958

Last Amended: 1 December 1987

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1264790

English Heritage Legacy ID: 426931

Location: St. James's, Westminster, London, WC2N

County: 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 Martin-in-the-Fields

Church of England Diocese: London

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24.2.58 No. 5 (St. Martin's
Vestry Hall.) (Formerly
listed under St Martin's
G.V. II* Place)
Vestry Hall. c.1827-30 probably to a design by Nash. Stucco, slate roof.
Pedimented neo-classical composition, part of Nash's isolation of
St. Martin's and the Strand Improvements. 3 storeys and basement. Broad
3-window wide front. Channelled ground floor with later C.19, stone, Doric
coupled-column porch to right. Ground floor has recessed tripartite
glazing bar sashes with panelled dividers, in architraves; similar to 1st
floor in segmental arched recesses with panelled lunettes. 2nd floor
glazing bar sashes in architraves. Pseudo-pedestal to 1st floor with blind
balustrading below sills; main entablature as base to full width pediment
with sculptured bas relief in tympanum by W. Pitts. Cast iron
spear-and-mace head area railings. In the vestibule bust of Richard Miller
by Rysbrack, 1727. Part of St. Martin's Parochial Buildings, a typically
varied Nash composition.
Survey of London; Vol. XX.

Listing NGR: TQ3011280577

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