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The Sanctuary

A Grade II Listed Building in City of Westminster, London

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Latitude: 51.4992 / 51°29'57"N

Longitude: -0.1292 / 0°7'45"W

OS Eastings: 529954

OS Northings: 179468

OS Grid: TQ299794

Mapcode National: GBR HJ.4R

Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.QL11

Entry Name: The Sanctuary

Listing Date: 9 January 1970

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1291358

English Heritage Legacy ID: 208827

Location: Westminster, London, SW1P

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 Matthew Westminster

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text

9.1.70 The Sanctuary
Nos 1 to 8 (consec)


Terrace of houses incorporating gateway to Dean's Yard. 1853-54 by
Sir George Gilbert Scott. Bath stone with gault brick and stone to Dean's
Yard, slate roofs. Gothic with some early Tudor features, a carefully
asymmetrical composition about the formal gatehouse with lively and varied
skyline. 4 storeys, basements and dormered attics. 2 or 3 window wide
fronts. Octagonal turreted and battlemented gatehouse. Houses have,
pointed and 4 centred-arched doorways paired or set to right, some as
recessed porches. 4 centred and square headed windows stone mullioned,
some with tracery, rectangular through-storey bay windows and oriels;
traceried balconies, buttresses, stepped gables and battlements.
Decorative iron gates to vaulted carriageway. Ornate Gothic area railings.
The rear to Dean's Yard plainer with stone mullioned windows and
rectangular oriel-bays. Single storey rear extension to Nos. 2 and 3.
Fine Gothic ironwork to areas on this front with the party boundary walls
of Nos. 4 and 5 surmounted by ornate Gothic lamps, flanking gatehouse

London Vol I; N Pevsner

Listing NGR: TQ2996479456

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

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