QUEEN MARY'S STEPS AND FRAGMENT OF WHITEHALL PALACE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1066636
Date first listed:
14-Jan-1970
Statutory Address:
QUEEN MARY'S STEPS AND FRAGMENT OF WHITEHALL PALACE, HORSE GUARDS AVENUE SW1

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Location

Statutory Address:
QUEEN MARY'S STEPS AND FRAGMENT OF WHITEHALL PALACE, HORSE GUARDS AVENUE 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 30297 80072

Details

TQ 3080 SW CITY OF WESTMINSTER HORSE GUARDS AVENUE, SWl 83/81 Queen Mary's Steps and Fragment 14.1.70 of Whitehall Palace G.V. I Part of former riverside terrace and steps and remains of palace wall. Reconstructed remains of Tudor Palace wall and 1691-93 north end of terrace and river steps by Sir Christopher Wren. Portland stone. The reconstructed Tudor work is part of the base of the corner of the river wall to Henry VIII's Whitehall Palace. In front of it is the surviving north end of Queen Mary's Terrace with curved flight of steps flanked by ashlar retaining walls of terrace; at the top of the steps, bases of 4 columns and the doorway sill of the river gate.

Listing NGR: TQ3029780072

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
210209
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 17 Greater London

Legal

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

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Date: 12 Sep 2001
Reference: IOE01/05559/21
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Stephen Hodgson. Source Historic England Archive
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