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White's Club

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

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5076 / 51°30'27"N

Longitude: -0.14 / 0°8'23"W

OS Eastings: 529183

OS Northings: 180382

OS Grid: TQ291803

Mapcode National: GBR DF.RQ

Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.JCCM

Entry Name: White's Club

Listing Date: 24 February 1958

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1264877

English Heritage Legacy ID: 426724

Location: Westminster, London, SW1Y

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
81/111 (East side)
24-2-58 Nos 37 and 38 (White's Club)
GV I
Gentlemen's Club. 1674, rebuilt 1787-88, probably by James Wyatt,
altered in 1811 and front remodelled by Lockyer in 1852. Portland
stone, slate roof. Victorian version of Palladian facade with some
French motifs. 3 storeys, basement and dormered attic. 5 bays wide.
Vermiculated and rusticated ground floor with flanking doorways
and broad segmental bow window to centre (of 1811) with panelled
pilasters dividing glazing bar sash lights. Upper floors,
articulated by giant order of Ionic pilasters,have on 1st floor a
large, central, semicircular arched window and flat arched windows
to left and right with enriched friezes and pediments on consoles.
Between pediments and 2nd floor windows are Gabriel style oval
relief plaques wreathed with garlands,and the upper floors wall
surface also has shallow banding and channelling in the French
manner. The giant order carries a full entablature with balustraded
parapet above the cornice. 1st floor cast iron balcony on brackets.
Cast iron area railings. Good interior.
Survey of London; vol XXX


Listing NGR: TQ2918380382

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