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14 and 16, New Cavendish Street W1

A Grade II Listed Building in City of Westminster, London

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1224637

English Heritage Legacy ID: 420719

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: St Marylebone

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text

TQ 2881 NW CITY OF WESTMINSTER NEW CAVENDISH STREET, Wl
44/37 (South side)
5.2.70 Nos. 14 and 16
G.V. II
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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