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Boodle's Club

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

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.507 / 51°30'25"N

Longitude: -0.1393 / 0°8'21"W

OS Eastings: 529233

OS Northings: 180312

OS Grid: TQ292803

Mapcode National: GBR DF.WZ

Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.JDQ3

Entry Name: Boodle's Club

Listing Date: 5 February 1970

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1264870

English Heritage Legacy ID: 426723

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 SW CITY OF WESTMINSTER ST. JAMES'S STREET SW1
81/110 (East side)
No 28 (Boodle's Club)
5.2.70
GV I
Gentlemen's Club. 1775-76 by J. Crunden for the Savoir Vivre Club,
with alterations by J. B. Papworth 1821-24. Brown brick with
stuccoed ground floor, slate roof. Closely akin to the Adam manner.
3 storey pedimented centre with 4 storey single bay wings, basement.
The wings have flanking Tuscan porch projections, that to left being
the entrance. The centre on ground floor has bow window with
glazing bar sash lights, added by Papworth, flanked by glazing bar
sashes. Above a large central Venetian window fills the 1st floor
inscribed within semicircular arch with Adamish stucco fan in-filling,
the sash lights of the Venetian window divided by Ionic columns. Wings
have recessed glazing bar sashes under flat gauged arches, set in
through storey panels. 1st and 2nd floor plat bands, cornice over 2nd
floor and small cornices below parapets of wings; cast iron balconies
over porches, to Venetian window and to 2nd floor windows of wings.
Cast iron railings to central area. Interior has relatively small
staircase,with wrought iron balustrade, behind hall; the 2 principal
ground floor rooms in line behind bow window decorated by Papworth.
The grand 1st floor room, in Adam manner, with decorated
panelled pilasters and columns.


Listing NGR: TQ2923380312

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

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