ALGINATE HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1066648

Date first listed: 15-Jan-1973

Statutory Address: 34, BEDFORD STREET WC2

Statutory Address: ALGINATE HOUSE, 22, HENRIETTA STREET WC2

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: 34, BEDFORD STREET WC2

Statutory Address: ALGINATE HOUSE, 22, HENRIETTA STREET WC2

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 30250 80777

Summary

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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

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 210149

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

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

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