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Latitude: 51.5103 / 51°30'37"N
Longitude: -0.1339 / 0°8'2"W
OS Eastings: 529594
OS Northings: 180690
OS Grid: TQ295806
Mapcode National: GBR GD.3S
Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.M9KK
Entry Name: The London Pavilion
Listing Date: 26 October 1978
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1226674
English Heritage Legacy ID: 424082
Location: Westminster, London, W1J
Electoral Ward/Division: St James's
Built-Up Area: City of Westminster
Traditional County: Middlesex
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London
Church of England Parish: St Anne Soho
Church of England Diocese: London
TQ 2980 NE CITY OF WESTMINSTER PICCADILLY, Wl
71/69 Piccadilly Circus
26.10.78 Nos. 1 to 7 (consec) THE
(Including Nos. 2 to 8
Former theatre, now cinema. 1885 by Worley and Saunders, entirely rebuilt
internally and converted to cinema use in 1934 by Nicholas and Dixon-Spain.
Stucco faced, felted roofs. Eclectic classicism. 3 storeyed building on
triangular site (lst floor with mezzanine). Symmetrical elevations with
9-window wide front to Circus and 11-window front to Shaftesbury Avenue
both with central pedimented pavilions. Main entrance in podium of central
pavilion to Circus with 2 storey giant engaged Corinthian column portico
above. Ground floor arcaded between pilasters supporting brackets to 1st
floor balustered balcony. 1st floor tall arcades, with mezzanine oculi in
lunettes, supported on engaged slender Corinthian columns and dosserets.
2nd or attic floor with square windows above heavy moulded sill band.
Infill treatment of porticoes a variant on the above. Great Windmill
Street facade a plainer interpretation of the other two.
Survey of London; Vol. XXXI
The Theatres of London; Mander and Mitchenson.
Listing NGR: TQ2959480690
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