Two putti, garlands, and a lion head on One Derby Gate (off Parliament Street), London SW1 (1864-66), the former Whitehall Club designed by the architect C. O. Parnell. British Listed Buildings describes the Portland Stone structure with a slate roof as a "Florid Italian" . . . palazzo, in richly modelled and carved C16 Venetian manner. . . Rusticated elevations with entrance in centre of Derby Gate return; archivolt arched portal rising through basement and ground floor with much relief carving above and flanked on ground floor level” by pairs of Ionic pilasters." [Click on these images for larger pictures.]
Photographs and caption by Robert Freidus. Formatting and perspective correctionby 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.]
“[Former Whitehall Club].” British Listed Buildings. Listing NGR: TQ3018779771. Web. 19 July 2011.
Last modified 19 July 2011