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1 and 3, Riding House Street W1

A Grade II Listed Building in City of Westminster, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5183 / 51°31'5"N

Longitude: -0.1426 / 0°8'33"W

OS Eastings: 528971

OS Northings: 181563

OS Grid: TQ289815

Mapcode National: GBR D9.4X

Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.G3ZF

Entry Name: 1 and 3, Riding House Street W1

Listing Date: 12 April 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1265183

English Heritage Legacy ID: 425757

Location: Westminster, London, W1W

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: All Souls Langham Place

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text

TQ 2881 NE
45/200

CITY OF WESTMINSTER,
RIDING HOUSE STREET Wl,
Nos 1 and 3

12.4.83

II

Office block. Designed as the Radium Institute and described as the first
institution of its kind in England. 1911. Architect Thomas Phillips Figgis. The
original western pavilion was extended in 1931 by a linking range to an identical
eastern pavilion. Stone-faced vigorously detailed Baroque building with green
Westmorland slate pyramidal roofs. Twin 3 window-wide pavilions linked by
simpler recessed 3-window range. Basement, 4 main storeys, attic and dormered
roof to each pavilion. Basement and ground floor of boldly channelled
rustication support channelled quoins hung with cartouches. Swagged frieze and
deep modillion cornice. Good mosaic wall tiling in corridors. Listed for both
its historic and architectural importance.


Listing NGR: TQ2897481563

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

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