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Rear Premises of the Adelphi Theatre

A Grade II Listed Building in City of Westminster, London

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Latitude: 51.5104 / 51°30'37"N

Longitude: -0.1233 / 0°7'24"W

OS Eastings: 530329

OS Northings: 180724

OS Grid: TQ303807

Mapcode National: GBR JD.GQ

Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.T95G

Plus Code: 9C3XGV6G+5M

Entry Name: Rear Premises of the Adelphi Theatre

Listing Date: 15 January 1973

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1238980

English Heritage Legacy ID: 416680

ID on this website: 101238980

Location: Strand, Westminster, London, WC2E

County: London

District: City of Westminster

Electoral Ward/Division: St James's

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: City of Westminster

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: St Paul Covent Garden

Church of England Diocese: London

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15.1.73 Nos. 18 to 20 (consec)
(Rear premises of the
Adelphi Theatre.)


Former terrace houses now offices, dressing-rooms and stage door to the
Adelphi Theatre. c.1635 origin, Nos. 18 and 19 acquired by the theatre in
1834 and No. 20 in 1867 and in 1868-69 all three were refaced by
Joseph Lavender as part of works on theatre. Stucco faced, slate roof. 4
storeys. No. 18; 4 windows wide. Nos. 19 and 20 of 3 windows each.
Channelled ground floor has doorways to left and 2 to right in square
headed recesses - that furthest right, the former Royal Entrance to the
theatre, has door and semicircular fanlight in egg and dart enriched
surround with female head key and rosette and rinceaux ornament to
spandrels with Royal Arms in panel above, the other doors square headed
with panels over flanked by consoles. Upper floors have architraved sashes
with console bracketed pediments on 1st floor and cornices on 2nd floor.
3rd floor has segmental headed half dormers. Moulded cornice over ground
floor, sill bands and string courses, dentil cornice over 2nd floor. See
also Adelphi Theatre No. 411 Strand.

Survey of London; Vol. XXXVI.

Listing NGR: TQ3033580721

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