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Denman House

A Grade II Listed Building in City of Westminster, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5095 / 51°30'34"N

Longitude: -0.1361 / 0°8'9"W

OS Eastings: 529446

OS Northings: 180597

OS Grid: TQ294805

Mapcode National: GBR FF.L2

Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.LBD5

Entry Name: Denman House

Listing Date: 30 May 1972

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1226675

English Heritage Legacy ID: 424083

Location: Westminster, London, W1J

County: London

District: City of 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: St James Piccadilly

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text

TQ 2980 NW CITY OF WESTMINSTER PICCADILLY Wl
70/75 (north side)
30-5-72 Nos 19 and 20
(Denman House)
GV II
Office and shops. 1903 by H. A. Woodington. Stone faced with slate
roof in a neo-Baroque style turning corner into Air Street. 5
storeys and attic with 6 storey corner tower. 2 bays to Piccadilly,
bowed corner becoming a half octagon tower above 1st floor, single
matching bay to Air Street. Ground floor shop fronts under
entablature, the fascia of corner one with Art Nouveau lettering,
archivolt arched corner entrance. The entablature has an enriched
cornice with sculptured lions. The 1st floor windows are set in a
colonnade of Doric piers; 2nd and 3rd floor windows are vertically
linked in enriched arched openings with sculptured panels; 4th floor
windows are set in Ionic colonnade. Enriched frieze to the main
entablature, its cornice supporting an elaborate lucarne. The top
storey of the corner tower has an Ionic order above which a pierced
drum with bold volute buttresses supports a stone dome.
Survey of London; vol XXXI


Listing NGR: TQ2944680596

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