This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.
Latitude: 51.5052 / 51°30'18"N
Longitude: -0.1384 / 0°8'18"W
OS Eastings: 529297
OS Northings: 180121
OS Grid: TQ292801
Mapcode National: GBR FG.2L
Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.KF5F
Entry Name: The Constitutional Club
Listing Date: 5 February 1970
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1264850
English Heritage Legacy ID: 426770
Location: Westminster, London, SW1A
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 James Piccadilly
Church of England Diocese: London
TQ 2980 CITY OF WESTMINSTER ST. JAMES'S STREET SW1
81/116 (West side)
No 86, (The Constitutional
Gentlemen's Club, 1862 by James Knowles, junior, for the Thatched
House Club, later Civil Service Club and Union Club. Sculpture by
Daymond. Brown stone, slate roof. Very ornate High Victorian
elevation with Italianate and Renaissance details. 4 storeys,
basement and dormered mansard. 4 bays on ground floor including
doorway to right in semicircular arched openings with hood moulds and
carved imposts, and the spandrels and wall surface between richly
carved with spreading foliage which also climbs up the large corbel
supporting the central 2 storey oriel, flanked by round headed 1st
floor windows, square headed on 2nd floor, the top floor with enriched
arcaded windows. Bold crowning cornice and round arched dormers.
Interior with equally bold stuccowork and mouldings. The Dining Room
has reset early C19 chimney piece from Carlton House Terrace.
Survey of London; vol XXX
James Knowles, Victorian Editor and Architect; Priscilla Metcalf.
Listing NGR: TQ2928180115
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
Book cover links are generated automatically from the sources. They are not necessarily always correct, as book names at Amazon may not be quite the same as those used referenced in the text.
Source title links go to a search for the specified title at Amazon. Availability of the title is dependent on current publication status. You may also want to check AbeBooks, particularly for older titles.
Other nearby listed buildings