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Vestry and Presbytery

A Grade II Listed Building in City of Westminster, Westminster

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Latitude: 51.5099 / 51°30'35"N

Longitude: -0.1491 / 0°8'56"W

OS Eastings: 528545

OS Northings: 180621

OS Grid: TQ285806

Mapcode National: GBR BD.PX

Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.C9KV

Plus Code: 9C3XGV52+X9

Entry Name: Vestry and Presbytery

Listing Date: 1 December 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1267199

English Heritage Legacy ID: 419434

Location: West End, Westminster, London, W1K

County: 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: St George, Hanover Square

Church of England Diocese: London

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69/125 (south side)

No 114 (Vestry and

Vestry hall and Presbytery. 1886-88 by A E Purdie. Dark red machined brick and lavish
dark red terracotta dressings; slate roofs. Two main storeys over basement to vestry
hall and chapel block facing Mount Street. Three major bays defined by thin projecting
piers, each bay containing pairs of mullioned and double transomed leaded casements
under flat arches to both main floors; sunk panel aprons, moulded sill bands and string
courses. Cornice breaking forward over piers. Over each bay a gabled lucarne with
flanking scrolls. West elevation: the 2 storey block is expressed as a single major
gabled bay with same details. Its continuation, the Presbytery within the same overall
height has 4 storeys and 7 bays. The 4 bays to right with open arcade on ground
floor. Mullioned-transomed leaded casements. Moulded string and sill courses and
cornice as before with each bay surmounted by a lucarne dormer. Prominent ribbed
chimney stacks. Gothicised iron railings to wide basement area and to entrance steps
into arcade. Included for group interest as part of the 1880s -90s rebuilding of
Mount Street for the Grosvenor Estate.

Listing NGR: TQ2854580621

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