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Aldine House

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

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Latitude: 51.5105 / 51°30'37"N

Longitude: -0.1246 / 0°7'28"W

OS Eastings: 530243

OS Northings: 180728

OS Grid: TQ302807

Mapcode National: GBR JD.6Q

Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.S9HD

Plus Code: 9C3XGV6G+55

Entry Name: Aldine House

Listing Date: 30 June 1978

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1292126

English Heritage Legacy ID: 208620

ID on this website: 101292126

Location: Strand, Westminster, London, WC2E

County: London

District: City of Westminster

Electoral Ward/Division: St James's

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: City of Westminster

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: St Paul Covent Garden

Church of England Diocese: London

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This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 13 December 2022 to remove superfluous source details from text and reformat the text to current standards.

TQ 3080 NW

Nos. 10 to 13 (consec) (Aldine House) (Including No. 66 Chandos Place)


Offices and shop. c.1911 by E. Keynes Purchase. Red brick with stone dressings, slate roof. Free Style Queen Anne. Four storeys and basement. Virtually symmetrical elevation with a pair of tripartite bays flanking a central bow on the upper floors, each three windows wide, one window entrance to right hand north end and oriel corner turret to south with three window return to Chandos Place. Ground floor is taken up by well detailed wooden Greek Doric shop front with segmental bowed windows, articulated by pilasters, with cherub masks, which also flank the panelled doors with patterned fanlights. The upper floors have recessed glazing bar sashes under flat gauged arches, the central windows on the tripartite bays and the bow with stone architraves, on the third floor these windows have archivolt arches in the tripartite bays whilst the one in bow is an oeil-de-boeuf with swags in apron below. Between the major bays the front is articulated by quasi pilasters supporting console bracketed cornice and above the central bow rises an attic crowned by a segmental pediment. The corner turret has a finialed cupola. Aldine House also has a front at No. 66 Chandos Place repeating design of end bays on Bedford Street.

Listing NGR: TQ3024380728

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