FORMER CHARING CROSS HOSPITAL (EAST SIDE)

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1066516
Date first listed:
09-Jan-1970
Statutory Address:
FORMER CHARING CROSS HOSPITAL (EAST SIDE), AGAR STREET WC2
Statutory Address:
FORMER CHARING CROSS HOSPITAL (EAST SIDE), CHARING CROSS SW1

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Location

Statutory Address:
FORMER CHARING CROSS HOSPITAL (EAST SIDE), AGAR STREET WC2
Statutory Address:
FORMER CHARING CROSS HOSPITAL (EAST SIDE), CHARING CROSS 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 30239 80652

Details

TQ 3080 NW CITY OF WESTMINSTER AGAR STREET, WC2

72/117 9.1.70 Former Charing Cross Hospital (East range)

G.V. II

Hospital. 1831-34 by Decimus Burton (with late C19 extensions of no interest), as part of the West Strand improvements. Stucco, slate roof. Restrained Grecian detail. 3 storeys with mid C19 attic storey plus dormered mansard, on basement. 17 bays wide in the rhythm 3;3;5;3;3, with centre and ends advanced. Ground floor with banded rustication, has central Greek Doric portico with pediment. Recessed, architraved, glazing bar sash windows. Bold stringcourse over ground floor and main entablature above 2nd floor, balustraded parapet to attic. Pedimented south return has 3 storeys and basement bowed projection with giant engaged order of Grecian Corinthian columns through 1st and 2nd floors, supporting an entablature with balustrade.

Survey of London; Vol XX.

Listing NGR: TQ3023980652

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
208497
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 30 Jun 2001
Reference: IOE01/06513/16
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