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43 AND 45, NEW OXFORD STREET (See details for further address information)

A Grade II Listed Building in Holborn and Covent Garden, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5169 / 51°31'0"N

Longitude: -0.1254 / 0°7'31"W

OS Eastings: 530167

OS Northings: 181438

OS Grid: TQ301814

Mapcode National: GBR JB.0D

Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.S42H

Entry Name: 43 AND 45, NEW OXFORD STREET (See details for further address information)

Listing Date: 11 January 1999

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1113170

English Heritage Legacy ID: 477594

Location: Camden, London, WC1A

County: London

District: Camden

Electoral Ward/Division: Holborn and Covent Garden

Built-Up Area: Camden

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: St Giles-in-the-Fields

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text


CAMDEN

TQ3181SW NEW OXFORD STREET
798-1/105/1887 (South East side)
Nos.43 AND 45

GV II

Includes: No.61 WEST CENTRAL STREET.
Terrace of shops and offices. 1843-7. Under the direction of
James Pennethorne as Architect and Surveyor for Metropolitan
Improvements appointed following a House of Commons Select
Committee in 1836. Stuccoed brick with banded quoins and
rustication, slate roofs. A group of commercial premises on a
canted site treated as 2 distinct units. The premises survive
well above C20 ground-floor shops, the upper floor having sash
windows with small-paned glazing bars in moulded architrave
surrounds, under heavy cornices and parapets, that to No.45
with balustrade. No.45 has arcaded first floor fenestration,
which continues along return to West Central Street on ground
floor also. INTERIORS not inspected.
The group is the most prominent intact survival of
Pennethorne's most important Metropolitan Improvements
Commission for the Commons Select Committee.
(Tyack G: Sir James Pennethorne and the Making of Victorian
London: Cambridge: 1992-: 50-64).


CAMDEN

TQ3181SW WEST CENTRAL STREET
798-1/105/1887 No.61

GV II

See under: Nos.43 AND 45 NEW OXFORD STREET.

Listing NGR: TQ3016781438

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