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Latitude: 51.5059 / 51°30'21"N
Longitude: -0.1354 / 0°8'7"W
OS Eastings: 529504
OS Northings: 180202
OS Grid: TQ295802
Mapcode National: GBR FG.RB
Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.LDSX
Entry Name: 83-85, Pall Mall Sw1
Listing Date: 1 December 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1065859
English Heritage Legacy ID: 422690
Location: Westminster, London, SW1Y
District: City of Westminster
Electoral Ward/Division: St James's
Built-Up Area: City of Westminster
Traditional County: Middlesex
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London
Church of England Parish: St James Piccadilly
Church of England Diocese: London
TQ 2980 SW CITY OF WESTMINSTER PALL MALL SW1
81/58 ;82/1 (South side)
Nos 83 to 85 (consec.)
Office building, extension to R.A.C. Club. 1911-15 by Henry Metcalf
and Thomas R. Greig. Stone faced, slate roof. Monumental but
restrained classical composition with a few Beaux Arts details. 5
storeys and basement. Symmetrical 9 bay front. Channelled ground and
1st floor read as one basement storey. Doorways in bays 1, 5 and 9
with architraves, pulvinated friezes and cornices linked to eared
architraved segmental arched and triple keystoned windows above. The
upper floors have architrave surrounds with cornices on 2nd floor and
tablets on 3rd floor. Those in line with doorways are vertically
linked in single architrave to 2nd and 3rd floors with enriched
aprons and prominent open segmental pediments on console corbels
above 3rd floor. The frieze of the crowning entablature is
broken by the heads of 4th floor windows; dentilled bed to modillion
cornice and balustraded parapet. The horizontal articulation of the
facade lines through with that of the adjoining R.A.C. facade.
Included for group interest with Mewes and Davis's R.A.C. Club, q.v.
Survey of London; vol XXIX
Listing NGR: TQ2949880205
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