WHITEHALL COURT

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1266894
Date first listed:
05-Feb-1970
Statutory Address:
WHITEHALL COURT, HORSEGUARDS AVENUE SW1
Statutory Address:
WHITEHALL COURT, VICTORIA EMBANKMENT SW1
Statutory Address:
WHITEHALL COURT, WHITEHALL COURT SW1

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Location

Statutory Address:
WHITEHALL COURT, HORSEGUARDS AVENUE SW1
Statutory Address:
WHITEHALL COURT, VICTORIA EMBANKMENT SW1
Statutory Address:
WHITEHALL COURT, WHITEHALL COURT 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 30289 80163

Details

TQ 3080 SW CITY OF WESTMINSTER WHITEHALL COURT SW1 83/68 5.2.70 Whitehall Court GV II* Mansion block of flats. 1884 by Thomas Archer and A. Green. Portland stone, slate roofs. Vast elaborated pile with exuberant French Renaissance, Chateaux de la Loire inspired details. 8 and 9 storeys on basement with a further 1 and 2 storeys of attics in fantastic, pyramidal pavilion roofscape. 2 main pavilions to Embankment Gardens - river front; 4 pavilions to Whitehall Court, the main one with flanking cupolaed bays. 3 iron and glass canopied doorways. 2 and 3-light pilastered or colonnetted windows; those in main pavilions set back in semicircular arched loggias, in some cases run through 2 storeys; elaborate shaped and pedimented gabled dormers with finials rising in tiers against the pavilion roofs which are crowned by finialed cupolas; Chambord-like forest of ornamental chimney stacks. Enriched string courses and cornices. Decorative iron work balconies and window guards. Interior distribution fully serviced from the beginning with lifts; light wells with stained glass to corridors and landings, mosaic floors, etc. The roofscape makes a spectacular contribution to the view of Whitehall from St. James's Park.

Listing NGR: TQ3028980163

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
207621
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: 22 Jun 2001
Reference: IOE01/04378/10
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