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4-6, BEDFORD STREET WC2, 1-5, CHANDOS PLACE WC2

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.

Name: 4-6, BEDFORD STREET WC2, 1-5, CHANDOS PLACE WC2

List entry Number: 1066485

Location

1-5, CHANDOS PLACE WC2
4-6, BEDFORD STREET WC2

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

County: Greater London Authority

District: City of Westminster

District Type: London Borough

Parish:

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.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 208619

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

TQ 3080 NW CITY OF WESTMINSTER BEDFORD STREET, WC2 72/112 Nos. 4 to 6 (consec.) (Including Nos. 1 to 5 consec. CHANDOS PLACE)

G.V. II

Corner block of offices. 1876-77 by the Bradford practice of Lockwood and Mawson for the Civil Service Supply Association, gutted 1984 with the facades retained and restored. Hard red brick and terracotta, leaded attic. Typical of the practice's Roman Renaissance manner in their Bradford warehouses. 3 storeys plus attic storey and basement to sloping Bedford Street side, C.20 leaded dormered mansard. 10 windows to Bedford Street, one to chamfered corner and 12 to Chandos Place front. Solid pedimented corner entrance with incised ornament and secondary pedimented doorway along Chandos Place. Ground floor windows are deeply recessed between boldly channelled brick piers with enriched banding. The 1st and 2nd floor windows are vertically linked by their terracotta dressings with architraves and on 1st floor with archivolt heads to the sashes, framed by pilasters and surmounted by pediments. The window bays to Bedford Street and flanking the corner are articulated through 1st and 2nd floors by giant Corinthian pilasters with fluted and banded shafts. Attic storey windows have eared terracotta architraves. Deep garlanded entablature carries round block over 2nd floor; attic cornice and blocking course.

Survey of London; Vol. XXXVI.

Listing NGR: TQ3028380688

Selected Sources

Books and journals
'Survey of London' in The Parish of St Paul Covent Garden: Volume 36, , Vol. 36, (1970)

National Grid Reference: TQ 30276 80684

Map

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