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ALGINATE HOUSE

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: ALGINATE HOUSE

List entry Number: 1066648

Location

34, BEDFORD STREET WC2
ALGINATE HOUSE, 22, HENRIETTA 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: 15-Jan-1973

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 210149

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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 HENRIETTA STREET, WC2 72/82 15.1.73 No 22 (Including No 34 Bedford Street) Alginate House G.V. II Professional chambers and apartments. 1857-58 by Charles Gray. Stucco, concealed roof. Eclectic Florentine quattrocento palazzo design. 4 storeys and basement. Double fronted 3 windows wide but slightly narrower return. The ground and 1st floors as one tall podium bound at corners by massive channelled quoin piers, with central "Romanesque" shafted doorway under bracketed cornice hood, similar pilaster framed flanking windows with tympani, the cornice hoods as sills to 1st floor pilastered and cornice hooded windows. 2nd floor "Romanesque" arched pilastered windows widely spaced and on 3rd floor arcaded range of 9 windows, some blind, beneath very prominent bracketed and machicolated eaves cornice. Moulded 2nd floor sill course and band sill course to top floor. Similar but closer spaced treatment to return. Survey of London; Vol. XXXVI.

Listing NGR: TQ3025080777

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 30250 80777

Map

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