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Latitude: 51.4928 / 51°29'33"N
Longitude: -0.1283 / 0°7'42"W
OS Eastings: 530032
OS Northings: 178750
OS Grid: TQ300787
Mapcode National: GBR HM.B2
Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.QRJ0
Entry Name: Morland House, Millbank Estate
Listing Date: 5 February 1970
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1275721
English Heritage Legacy ID: 411498
Location: Westminster, London, SW1P
District: City of Westminster
Electoral Ward/Division: Vincent Square
Built-Up Area: City of Westminster
Traditional County: Middlesex
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London
Church of England Parish: St Stephen Rochester Row
Church of England Diocese: London
TQ 3078 NW CITY OF WESTMINSTER JOHN ISLIP STREET, SWl
Morland House, millbank
LCC housing estate block of flats. 1897-1902, part of one of the first and
most significant of the LCC estates by the Architects' Department housing
section under Owen Fleming and, in this particular case, R. Minton Taylor
who was probably responsible for the layout of the estate radiating from a
rectangular public garden. Red brick, with slight stone dressings and some
rendering, slate roofs. Humane, Arts and Crafts socialist housing design
inspired by Webb, Lethaby and Smith and Brewer with "Queen Anne" features,
all executed to a high standard. Long rectangular block with rear
courtyard, at right angles to John Islip Street and with front to Marsham
Street. 5 storeys. 18 windows wide with 3-window returns. Cornice-hooded
entrances in rear courtyard elevation. Segmental arched flush framed
glazing bar sashes and the rendered top floor with close set "weaving shed"
casements, the fenestration grouped to express interior distribution.
Shallow gable over central break of 6 bays, the roof hipped with flat eaves
and shallow pavilion break to west end. The block balances its twin Wilkie
House in the group south of the garden (c.f. Boundary Street Estate; Tower
A Revolution in London Housing; Susan Beattie.
Listing NGR: TQ3003278750
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