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St John's Hospital for Diseases of the Skin

A Grade II Listed Building in St James's, London

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Latitude: 51.5113 / 51°30'40"N

Longitude: -0.1315 / 0°7'53"W

OS Eastings: 529761

OS Northings: 180809

OS Grid: TQ297808

Mapcode National: GBR GD.ND

Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.N8VR

Entry Name: St John's Hospital for Diseases of the Skin

Listing Date: 23 November 1978

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1274847

English Heritage Legacy ID: 414022

Location: Westminster, London, WC2H

County: London

District: City of 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 Anne Soho

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text

No 5: St John's Hospital
23.11.78 for Diseases of the Skin


Hospital. 1897 by Treadwell and Martin, built as the French Club. Painted
terracotta. Unusual Franco-Flemish Renaissance appropriate to original
use. storeys plus 2 attic storeys in gable. 5 windows wide. Rusticated
ground floor has central columned portal and side entrances with half
columns and obelisk finials, volute and strapwork crestings. Central 3
storey mullioned-transomed casement oriel with strapwork panelled aprons,
flanking mullioned windows paired on 3rd floor. Stepped attic lights in
ornate full width gable of 6 steps with side scrolls and crowning obelisk
finial. Acquired and adapted by St. John's Hospital 1934-35. Conspicuous
elevation from Leicester Square closing Leicester Street vista.

Survey of London; Vol. XXXIV.

Listing NGR: TQ2976180809

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