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Tothill House

A Grade II Listed Building in City of Westminster, London

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Latitude: 51.4935 / 51°29'36"N

Longitude: -0.1308 / 0°7'50"W

OS Eastings: 529861

OS Northings: 178828

OS Grid: TQ298788

Mapcode National: GBR GL.TS

Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.PQ7G

Plus Code: 9C3XFVV9+9M

Entry Name: Tothill House

Listing Date: 5 February 1970

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1357499

English Heritage Legacy ID: 422652

ID on this website: 101357499

Location: Victoria, Westminster, London, SW1P

County: London

District: City of Westminster

Electoral Ward/Division: Vincent Square

Parish: Non Civil Parish

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

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105/13 (south side)
5.2.70 Tothill House
Tenement courtyard block of flats, 1928-30; consultant
Sir Edwin Lutyens; part of the Westminster Housing Scheme for the Grosvenor
Estate. Grey brick and white rendered chequerboard external elevations
with grey brick and rendered access galleries to courtyard elevations,
spare stone dressings, concealed roofs. Stripped Georgian style, with
decorative details confined to entrance bay. This block has a symmetrical
front to Page Street and long courtyard flank ranges, that to west
extending through to Vincent Street q.v., enclosing deep rectangular
courtyard. 6 storeys to Page Street and to returns with 5 storeys to
extension through to Vincent Street. Page Street front has central broad
recess, blind apart from central stair lights, flanked by shallow wings
each 4 windows wide but leaving one blind bay as a rendered panel in
chequerboard. Central channelled pier entrance, to stairs, with archivolt
arch under open pediment and stepped stone parapet above, set in built out
ashlar screen wall; 4 carved stone escutcheon panels above. Flush framed
glazing bar sashes in chequerboard. Parapet copings finish off the
facades. The flank ranges and 4-window end to Vincent Street are similar.
An imaginative Lutyens treatment of a standard LCC type of housing block.
N.B. for associated lodge see No. 14 Vincent Street.

Listing NGR: TQ2988078824

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