TOTHILL HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1357499
Date first listed:
05-Feb-1970
Statutory Address:
TOTHILL HOUSE, PAGE STREET SW1
Statutory Address:
TOTHILL HOUSE, VINCENT STREET SW1

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Location

Statutory Address:
TOTHILL HOUSE, PAGE STREET SW1
Statutory Address:
TOTHILL HOUSE, VINCENT STREET 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 29861 78828

Details

TQ 2978 NE CITY OF WESTMINSTER PAGE STREET, SW1 105/13 (south side) 5.2.70 Tothill House G.V. II Tenement courtyard block of flats, 1928-30; consultant Sir Edwin Lutyens; part of the Westminster Housing Scheme for the Grosvenor Estate. Grey brick and white rendered chequerboard external elevations with grey brick and rendered access galleries to courtyard elevations, spare stone dressings, concealed roofs. Stripped Georgian style, with decorative details confined to entrance bay. This block has a symmetrical front to Page Street and long courtyard flank ranges, that to west extending through to Vincent Street q.v., enclosing deep rectangular courtyard. 6 storeys to Page Street and to returns with 5 storeys to extension through to Vincent Street. Page Street front has central broad recess, blind apart from central stair lights, flanked by shallow wings each 4 windows wide but leaving one blind bay as a rendered panel in chequerboard. Central channelled pier entrance, to stairs, with archivolt arch under open pediment and stepped stone parapet above, set in built out ashlar screen wall; 4 carved stone escutcheon panels above. Flush framed glazing bar sashes in chequerboard. Parapet copings finish off the facades. The flank ranges and 4-window end to Vincent Street are similar. An imaginative Lutyens treatment of a standard LCC type of housing block. N.B. for associated lodge see No. 14 Vincent Street.

Listing NGR: TQ2988078824

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
422652
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: 26 May 2001
Reference: IOE01/03837/19
Rights: Copyright IoE Miss Patricia Philpott. Source Historic England Archive
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