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The Constitutional Club

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

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1264850

English Heritage Legacy ID: 426770

Location: Westminster, London, SW1A

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 James Piccadilly

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text

TQ 2980 CITY OF WESTMINSTER ST. JAMES'S STREET SW1
81/116 (West side)
No 86, (The Constitutional
5.2.70 Club)
GV II
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

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