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42, Maiden Lane Wc2

A Grade II Listed Building in St James's, London

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Latitude: 51.511 / 51°30'39"N

Longitude: -0.1226 / 0°7'21"W

OS Eastings: 530377

OS Northings: 180793

OS Grid: TQ303807

Mapcode National: GBR JD.MH

Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.T8JZ

Entry Name: 42, Maiden Lane Wc2

Listing Date: 1 December 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1239044

English Heritage Legacy ID: 416682

Location: Westminster, London, WC2E

County: London

District: City of Westminster

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 Paul Covent Garden

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text

No. 42


Commercial and works premises. Dated 1873 by S.J. Nicholl for Cox and Sons,
church furniture and stained glass manufacturers. Red brick with stone
dressings, slate roof. High Victorian Gothic with "flamboyant" details but
functionally designed for the buildings's purpose. 4 tall storeys and 2
tier attic. 2 major bays wide, that to left a double bay. Entrance in
single bay recessed up steps with ribbed "Tudor" surround and curved
corners to lintel, decorated spandrels. The double bay on ground floor has
a pair of large cast iron mullion and transom display windows. The 1st and
2nd floor windows are vertically grouped in slightly recessed panels with 3
light transomed pairs of casements to double bay and panelled and glazed
former hoist doors to single bay above entrance all with curve cornered
lintels and with the panels finished off and linked by stone flattened ogee
drip moulds and carved stops and finials. 3rd floor windows set in toothed
brick corbelled lintel panel. Arcaded corbelling to parapet with shed
lights to attic workshops flanked by 2 storey gabled stone and brick
dormers. Cast iron Gothic cresting rail over shed lights. Fine cast iron
Gothic rainwater head inscribed with date.

Listing NGR: TQ3036980790

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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