DUKE'S HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1066155

Date first listed: 01-Dec-1987

Statutory Address: DUKE'S HOUSE, VINCENT STREET SW1

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: DUKE'S HOUSE, VINCENT STREET SW1

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

County: Greater London Authority

District: City of Westminster (London Borough)

National Grid Reference: TQ 29930 78767

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History

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Details

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

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 207444

Legacy System: LBS

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