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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1066155



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Greater London Authority

District: City of Westminster

District Type: London Borough


National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 01-Dec-1987

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 207444

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TQ 2978 NE CITY OF WESTMINSTER VINCENT STREET, SW1 105/24 Duke's House G.V. II Tenement block of flats with rear courtyard. 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 rear shallow courtyard elevations, spare stone dressings, concealed roofs. Stripped Georgian style with decorative details confined to entrance bay. Symmetrical front to Vincent Street. 6 storeys. Broad central recess, blind apart from central stairlights, flanked by shallow projecting ranges each of 4 windows wide but leaving one bay blind as a rendered chequer panel in chequerboard. 6-window returns and 4-window south ends to shallow wings of rear courtyard. Central channelled pier entrance, to stairs, with archivolt arch under open pediment and stepped 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 facades. An imaginative Lutyens treatment of a standard L.C.C. type of housing block.

Listing NGR: TQ2993078767

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National Grid Reference: TQ 29930 78767


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