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The Eccentric Club

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

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Latitude: 51.5069 / 51°30'24"N

Longitude: -0.138 / 0°8'16"W

OS Eastings: 529320

OS Northings: 180309

OS Grid: TQ293803

Mapcode National: GBR FF.5Z

Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.KDD4

Plus Code: 9C3XGV46+QQ

Entry Name: The Eccentric Club

Listing Date: 1 December 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1265094

English Heritage Legacy ID: 426073

Location: St. James's, Westminster, London, SW1Y

County: 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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Nos 9 to 15 (odd)
(The Eccentric Club)
Built as chambers, opened as hotel and now a Club. 1864 by John
Norton. Red brick with blue brick and tile polychrome dressings
and banding and terracotta trim. Unusual brick "Lombard"
Romanesque-Gothic style for the West End. 4 storeys. 6 bays wide,
the eastern end an extension of 1900 in matching style. 2 windows
and doorway with round arches on granite columns flanked by
broad segmental arched club entrande to right (with c. 1900 canopy)
and carriage arch to left,both with shafted jambs. The 1st and
2nd floors have semicircular arched windows with blue bricks
patterning the impost bands, the arches and the spandrels. The 3rd
attic floor has small pairs of round arched windows with shafted
jambs and terracotta imposts. Heavy quatrefoil pierced painted
terracotta balcony across 1st floor and similarly pierced individual
balconies on heavy brackets to 2nd floor. Narrow coursing bands
of coloured tiles between storeys, the top floor with a
"pedestal" of diapering; corbelled cornice below parapet. The
carriage way has always provided access to the rear of Christie's
King Street Auction Rooms.
Survey of London; volXXXIX

Listing NGR: TQ2932080309

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