16 Brook Street. 1887. Architect: Joseph and Smithem. London W1S 4AS. Bradley and Pevsner explain that no, 16 is one of the nineteenth-century buildings constructed on the former gardens of the large houses on Hanover Square (509). [Click on these images and the one below to enlarge them.]

A detail of the sculptural decoration on the façade. Bradley and Pevsner describe this decoration as ““undercooked-looking terracotta”” (509).

Photographs and research by Robert Freidus. Text, perspective correction, and formatting by George P. Landow. You may use this image without prior permission for any scholarly or educational purpose as long as you (1) credit the photographer and (2) link your document to this URL in a web document or cite the Victorian Web in a print one.]

Bibliography

Bradley, Simon, and Nikolaus Pevsner. London 6: Westminster. “The Buildings of England.” New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 2003.


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