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Fire Station

A Grade II Listed Building in City of Westminster, London

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Latitude: 51.5187 / 51°31'7"N

Longitude: -0.155 / 0°9'18"W

OS Eastings: 528106

OS Northings: 181591

OS Grid: TQ281815

Mapcode National: GBR 99.CR

Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.83D2

Entry Name: Fire Station

Listing Date: 11 October 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1291524

English Heritage Legacy ID: 209173

Location: Westminster, London, W1U

County: London

District: City of Westminster

Electoral Ward/Division: Marylebone High Street

Built-Up Area: City of Westminster

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: St Marylebone

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text

11.10.84 No. 1 (Fire Station)

- II

Fire station. Dated 1889, early design by the L.C.C. Architect's
Department, in the Vulliamy manner. Red brick with stone dressings; tiled
roof. Free Tudor-Gothic style. 3 storey and attic, 3-window wide left
hand part with 2-window wide 4-storey and gabled attic part slightly
advanced to right. The stone faced ground floor has 3 altered engine
doors to left hand part, flanked by gabled buttress-piers; 2 ground floor
4-light mullioned-transomed windows to right hand part, with drip mould
over, the left hand window incorporating doorway, articulated by gabled
buttress piers with pseudo-crenellated parapet between. 3-light
mullioned-transomed windows to upper floors, hipped roof dormers over left
hand part, the 3rd floor pair in right hand gable set in ogee arched
recess with flanking pinnacled shafts rising from helmeted firemen head
corbels, carved date panel and foliage enrichments. South return of 4
irregular bays with elaborated, stepped rib chimney stack against panel
traceried gable end and stone oriel to 1st floor by corner. Screen wall
to yard returns back to link with 2nd engine house with large gambrel
tiled roof with overhanging eaves, the doors framed by brick piers rising
to stone ogee domed finials.

Listing NGR: TQ2810681591

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

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