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Latitude: 51.5185 / 51°31'6"N
Longitude: -0.1509 / 0°9'3"W
OS Eastings: 528393
OS Northings: 181577
OS Grid: TQ283815
Mapcode National: GBR B9.9T
Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.B3L7
Entry Name: 14 and 16, New Cavendish Street W1
Listing Date: 5 February 1970
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1224637
English Heritage Legacy ID: 420719
Location: Westminster, London, W1G
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: St Marylebone
Church of England Diocese: London
TQ 2881 NW CITY OF WESTMINSTER NEW CAVENDISH STREET, Wl
44/37 (South side)
5.2.70 Nos. 14 and 16
Chambers or flats with shop. 1900, by H Saul and G Harvey.Fine red brick with
stone dressings and stone faced ground floor (in granite up to low impost
level); slate roof. Restrained Free Style with some Arts and Crafts
relief carving and lettering. 5 storeys rising into full width gable.
Tripartite ground floor and 2 widely spaced window bays to upper floors.
The ground floor has doorways to flats flanking shop front, the doors
recessed under extended cornice-hoods on console brackets with stylised
trees carved in shallow flat relief between pairs of brackets adjoining
shop front; the latter has wide and deeply moulded depressed arch. The 3
storeys above have 2 shallow segmental oriels, with mullioned-transomed
leaded casement lights, and rise to soffit of bold cornice with grouped
brackets. The attic storey has 2 tripartite casements of Venetian
composition. The frieze of ground floor cornice is inscribed in stylised
lettering "E. Davies and Son" over the shop front, flanked by relief
carved tree motif. The frieze between the bowed oriels, under the main
cornice, is carved with a peacock framed by foliage. The gable has freely
carved large leaf scrolls as applied kneelers and elongated tree "finials"
carved in relief rise from the arched lights of the attic windows to steps
in the saddlestone. Arts and Crafts rainwater goods on party wall lines.
Listing NGR: TQ2839381577
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