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Piccadilly Arcade

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

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.508 / 51°30'28"N

Longitude: -0.139 / 0°8'20"W

OS Eastings: 529246

OS Northings: 180424

OS Grid: TQ292804

Mapcode National: GBR DF.YL

Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.JCVB

Entry Name: Piccadilly Arcade

Listing Date: 30 May 1972

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1265804

English Heritage Legacy ID: 423864

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 PICCADILLY, Wl
(south side)
81/70 Nos 174, 174A and 175
with the Piccadilly
30.5.72 Arcade (including Nos
52-53 Jermyn Street)
GV II
Large block of offices and shops flanking and above the Piccadilly Arcade through
to Jermyn Street. c1908 by Thrale Jell. Portland stone, slate roof. Mannered
classical details. 5 main storeys and 2 tiers of dormers to steep roof. 5 bays.
Ground floor, incorporating mezzanine, has central entrance to Arcade and mid C20
shop windows defined by original framework of pilasters and entablature. Upper
floors have window bays articulated by giant piers to entablature over 4th floor;
the central 3 bays with superimposed canted oriels up to 4th floor where the
windows are deeply recessed to form an Ionic columned loggia. Attics above outer
bays. The lower range of dormers have arched heads. Prominent party stacks.
Ornamental iron balcony across 1st floor on modillion corbels, iron balconettes
to 2nd and 3rd floor windows of outer bays, iron railing to 4th floor loggia.
The Arcade, paved in black and white tiles, is lined by shop fronts each with
central entrance flanked by plate glass convex bowed windows; shallow barrel vaulted
ceiling with 2 glazed saucer dormers. Jermyn Street facade of 5 storeys, 5 bays
with similar but simplified composition to Piccadilly front; narrow metal canted
oriels through 1st to 3rd floors and a tall sheer attic.
Survey of London; vol XXIX.


Listing NGR: TQ2925780419

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