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Former Dock Retaining Walls to Moat Around Jewel House

A Grade I Listed Building in City of Westminster, Westminster

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Latitude: 51.4985 / 51°29'54"N

Longitude: -0.1265 / 0°7'35"W

OS Eastings: 530141

OS Northings: 179392

OS Grid: TQ301793

Mapcode National: GBR HK.R0

Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.RLGM

Plus Code: 9C3XFVXF+99

Entry Name: Former Dock Retaining Walls to Moat Around Jewel House

Listing Date: 5 February 1970

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1266310

English Heritage Legacy ID: 421947

Location: St. James's, Westminster, London, SW1P

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 Matthew Westminster

Church of England Diocese: London

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101/86 (south side)
5.2.70 Former dock retaining walls
to moat around Jewel House
G.V. I
Quay retaining walls. Medieval, antedating the Jewel Tower. Ashlar faced
quay, the remains of a dock serving Westminster Palace uncovered in 1963-64
excavations and now forming a moat to the south, west and north of the
Jewel Tower in the garden around it.
History of the King's Works, Howard Calvin ed.

Listing NGR: TQ3014179395

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