ROYAL HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY OLD HALL

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1357338

Date first listed: 14-Sep-1970

Statutory Address: ROYAL HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY OLD HALL, VINCENT SQUARE SW1

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Location

Statutory Address: ROYAL HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY OLD HALL, VINCENT SQUARE 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 29584 78933

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Details

TQ 2978 NE 105/6

CITY OF WESTMINSTER, VINCENT SQUARE, SW1 Royal Horticultural Society Old Hall

14.9.70

II

Exhibition Hall and offices. 1904 by Edwin James Stubbs. Forebuilding of warm red brick with plenty of stone dressings and banding, slate roof; steel trussed glazed hall behind. Free Style mixing Norman Shaw and Arts and Crafts features with Renaissance details. 3 storeys on basement with terrace in front of area, dormered mansard and 2 storey attic over centrepiece. 3-window centrepiece and flanking 3-window ranges. Large ashlar engaged Doric columned porch projecting to pavement over steps,set in terrace; large double panelled doors and large side doors flanking porch. Large wood mullioned and transomed, pilastered and cornice hooded, slightly-parabolic arched ground floor windows. Upper floors of flanking ranges have 2-light windows, those on 1st floor framed by pilasters with cornices flanked by consoles. Centrepiece has shallow, ashlar, through-storey tripartite bow. Large bracketed eaves cornice and secondary cornices to centrepiece attics. The main cornice is returned across shaped gable ends crowned by chimney stacks with much banding. The hall behind has brick rear wall and brick ground floor to east gable end with upper part having exposed steel lattice framed glazing flanked by corbelled banded turrets. Inside the hall has a gallery on Doric columns and a glazed tunnel vault roof on lattice girder trusses. N.B. for Royal Horticultural Society New Hall see Greycoat Street.

Listing NGR: TQ2958078925

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