21 BENCH SEATS SET ON EMBANKMENT PAVEMENT

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1357348
Date first listed:
01-Dec-1987
Statutory Address:
21 BENCH SEATS SET ON EMBANKMENT PAVEMENT, VICTORIA EMBANKMENT SW1

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Location

Statutory Address:
21 BENCH SEATS SET ON EMBANKMENT PAVEMENT, VICTORIA EMBANKMENT 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 30616 80606

Details

TQ 3079 NW,3080 SW and NE CITY OF WESTMINSTER VICTORIA EMBANKMENT, 3180 NW SW1 73/57;74/19;83/61;92/12 21 Bench Seats set on Embankment Pavement G.V. II Public seats. 1872-74 designed by Lewis and G F Vulliamy. Cast iron mounted and timber slatted. The seats take the form of long benches with curved backs supported on cast iron brackets, the terminal arm-brackets designed as winged sphinxes, with the exception of the bench opposite the junction with Horseguards Avenue which has the feature of seated camels instead of sphinxes. Included in their own right as original street furniture and as part of the Embankment design.

Listing NGR: TQ3061680606

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
207387
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 17 Greater London

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: 31 Mar 2006
Reference: IOE01/14852/11
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