FIRE STATION

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1291524
Date first listed:
11-Oct-1984
Statutory Address:
FIRE STATION, 1, CHILTERN STREET W1

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Location

Statutory Address:
FIRE STATION, 1, CHILTERN STREET W1

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 28106 81591

Details

TQ 2881 NW CITY OF WESTMINSTER CHILTERN STREET, W1 44/38 11.10.84 No. 1 (Fire Station)

- II

Fire station. Dated 1889, early design by the L.C.C. Architect's Department, in the Vulliamy manner. Red brick with stone dressings; tiled roof. Free Tudor-Gothic style. 3 storey and attic, 3-window wide left hand part with 2-window wide 4-storey and gabled attic part slightly advanced to right. The stone faced ground floor has 3 altered engine doors to left hand part, flanked by gabled buttress-piers; 2 ground floor 4-light mullioned-transomed windows to right hand part, with drip mould over, the left hand window incorporating doorway, articulated by gabled buttress piers with pseudo-crenellated parapet between. 3-light mullioned-transomed windows to upper floors, hipped roof dormers over left hand part, the 3rd floor pair in right hand gable set in ogee arched recess with flanking pinnacled shafts rising from helmeted firemen head corbels, carved date panel and foliage enrichments. South return of 4 irregular bays with elaborated, stepped rib chimney stack against panel traceried gable end and stone oriel to 1st floor by corner. Screen wall to yard returns back to link with 2nd engine house with large gambrel tiled roof with overhanging eaves, the doors framed by brick piers rising to stone ogee domed finials.

Listing NGR: TQ2810681591

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
209173
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: 06 Nov 2001
Reference: IOE01/05554/18
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Richard M. Brown. Source Historic England Archive
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