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24, WIGMORE STREET W1 (See details for further address information)

A Grade II Listed Building in City of Westminster, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5168 / 51°31'0"N

Longitude: -0.1475 / 0°8'50"W

OS Eastings: 528637

OS Northings: 181390

OS Grid: TQ286813

Mapcode National: GBR CB.2F

Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.D4DK

Entry Name: 24, WIGMORE STREET W1 (See details for further address information)

Listing Date: 14 March 1966

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1066073

English Heritage Legacy ID: 207628

Location: Westminster, London, W1G

County: London

District: City of Westminster

Electoral Ward/Division: Marylebone High Street

Built-Up Area: City of Westminster

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: All Souls Langham Place

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text

TQ 2881 SE CITY OF WESTMINSTER WIGMORE STREET W1
56/49 (north side)
No 24 (including
14.3.66 3 Wimpole Street)
GV II
Shops and flats above. Dated 1893 by C H Worley. Red and blue banded brick and
terracotta dressings, tiled roof, in a free Jacobethan style on corner site. Five
storeys including attic. Ground floor shop fronts terracotta faced with arcaded
windows and short pilasters above impost level rising to dentilled fascia, splayed
corner entrance. Main feature of elevation is the large bowed corbelled oriel-tower
with mullioned lights rising through to third floor and finished with parapet, above
which is a set back tile hung fourth floor with tiled conical roof surmounted by a
delicate cupola. The corner bay is separated from Wimpole Street front by a boldly
projecting and modelled external chimney stack. Two full height canted bays with
shaped finialed gables to this front with 4 mullioned and transomed lights to each
floor with a bay of heavy fenestration at mezzanine level and segmental arched entrance
to flats between. Sill courses and band courses at transom levels. Prominant corner
site and part of the marked brick and terracotta idiom of this part of Wigmore Street.


Listing NGR: TQ2863781394

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