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42 AND 44, MORTIMER STREET W1 (See details for further address information)

A Grade II Listed Building in City of Westminster, Westminster

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.518 / 51°31'4"N

Longitude: -0.1405 / 0°8'25"W

OS Eastings: 529116

OS Northings: 181531

OS Grid: TQ291815

Mapcode National: GBR DB.M1

Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.J32N

Entry Name: 42 AND 44, MORTIMER STREET W1 (See details for further address information)

Listing Date: 5 February 1970

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1223497

English Heritage Legacy ID: 419236

Location: Westminster, London, W1W

County: Westminster

Electoral Ward/Division: West End

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 2981 NW CITY OF WESTMINSTER MORTIMER STREET W1
(north side)

46/32 Nos.42 and 44 (including
Nos. 37 to 41, odd,
Great Titchfield Street
5.2.70 and No.1A Little
Titchfield Street).

- II

Large corner block of shops and flats. C1904 by Beresford Pite, built as Youth
Hostel. Banded red brick with restrained use of Portland stone dressings, slate
roof, in Beresford Pite's individual Arts and Crafts manner. 4 storeys, basement
and 2 tiers of dormers in gable end roofs. Long 9-bay range to Great Titchfield
Street and 3 bay returns. Central pedimented doorway to Mortimer Street flanked
by shop windows. Strong vertical emphasis to composition of facades with narrow
through-storey oriels and attenuated through-storey shallow arcades framing
cambered arched sash windows. Parapet with coping carried up gable ends and
vertical emphasis continued through dormers to lofty panelled chimney stacks.
Plain area railings. L.C.C. plaque on No. 44 records residence and death of
Joseph Nollekens in a house on this site.


Listing NGR: TQ2908581537

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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