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1, SAVILE ROW W1 (See details for further address information)

A Grade II Listed Building in City of Westminster, Westminster

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5103 / 51°30'37"N

Longitude: -0.1393 / 0°8'21"W

OS Eastings: 529223

OS Northings: 180687

OS Grid: TQ292806

Mapcode National: GBR DD.WR

Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.J9QJ

Entry Name: 1, SAVILE ROW W1 (See details for further address information)

Listing Date: 1 May 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1236102

English Heritage Legacy ID: 427025

Location: Westminster, London, W1S

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: St James Piccadilly

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text

In the entry for the following building:-
TQ 2980 NW CITY OF WESTMINSTER SAVILE ROW W1
70/103 No 1 (including
6A Vigo Street)
1.5.86
GV II
the description shall be amended to read:-
Former house, now tailoring premises, 1731-3; ascribed to William Kent and developed as part of Lord Burlington's estate. Extended 1819-36; refronted in 1870 by James Edmeston, alterations in 1881 and 1894 all for the Royal Geographical Society; and by Hawkes and Co as a tailoring premises in 1912. Stucco faced brick, slate roof 4 storeys and basement. Plan mirrors angle of
corner site, with two principal rooms to main body of building separated by former passage and surviving staircase, with gallery to rear in projection along Vigo Street. Three windows wide to Savile Row and long, irregular return to Vigo Street. Square piered composite capped porch of c1870 to right and camber arch wide display window in moulded frame; entablature over ground floor. Architraved windows to upper floors, no glazing bars to sashes, string course incorporating
cornices on consoles to first floor windows and the cornices of those on second floor acting as sills to the third floor windows. Crowning cornice and blocking course. Cast-iron grilles to first floor windows. Cast-iron area railings. Shop windows and door to Vigo Street return of 1912.
Interior retains five original plaster ceilings, chimney pieces and stair compartment on the Vigo Street flank with apsed ends finished off with enriched cornice, carved open strings, enriched balusters, possibly altered in the 1790s. C19 open-well stone stair. Vigo Street wing adapted by The Royal Geographical Society c1870 as their map room with an iron-balustraded gallery supported on
fluted Ionic columns and with elaborate fluted columns on gallery floor with foliate capitals. High cove to roof with etched opaque glass; trabeated ceiling. Taller Corinthian columns in link to rest of shop. This room is a complete and notable Victorian interior. Survey of London, vol XXXII.

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TQ 2980 NW CITY OF WESTMINSTER SAVILE ROW W1
70/103
1.5.86 No 1 (including 6A
Vigo Street)
GV II
Former end of terrace house, 1731-33 by William Kent, altered.
Italianate detailing,refronted and heightened in 1870 by Edmeston.
Stucco faced brick, slate roof. 4 storeys and basement. 3 windows
wide to Savile Row and long irregular return to Vigo Street. Square
piered composite capped porch to right and camber arched wide
display window in moulded frame; entablature over ground floor.
Architraved windows to upper floors, no glazing bars to sashes,
string course incorporating cornices on consoles to 1st floor windows
and the cornices of those on 2nd floor acting as sills to the 3rd
floor windows. Crowning cornice and blocking course. Cast iron
grilles to 1st floor windows. Cast iron area railings. Shop
windows and irregular fenestration to return. Interior retains
original decorated plaster ceilings and the stair compartment on
the Vigo Street flank with apsed ends finished off with enriched
cornice, carved open strings, enriched balusters, possibly altered
in the 1790s; chimney pieces etc.. Part of the Burlington Estate.
Survey of London; vol XXXII


Listing NGR: TQ2922380686

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