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IoE Number: 207434
Photographer: Mr Adam Watson
Date Photographed: 12 April 2003
Date listed: 14 September 1970
Date of last amendment: 14 September 1970
Grade II

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TQ 2978 NECITY OF WESTMINSTER VINCENT SQUARE, SW1105/614.9.70Royal Horticultural SocietyOld HallII

TQ 2978 NE CITY OF WESTMINSTER VINCENT SQUARE, SW1 105/6 14.9.70 Royal Horticultural Society Old Hall II Exhibition Hall and offices. 1904 by E.J. Stebbs. 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.

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