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Royal Arcade (Including Shops in Arcade and Albemarle Street Front)

A Grade II Listed Building in City of Westminster, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5091 / 51°30'32"N

Longitude: -0.1415 / 0°8'29"W

OS Eastings: 529072

OS Northings: 180544

OS Grid: TQ290805

Mapcode National: GBR DF.D6

Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.HBKG

Entry Name: Royal Arcade (Including Shops in Arcade and Albemarle Street Front)

Listing Date: 14 August 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1266365

English Heritage Legacy ID: 421764

Location: Westminster, London, W1S

County: London

District: City of Westminster

Electoral Ward/Division: West End

Built-Up Area: City of Westminster

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: St George, Hanover Square

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text

TQ 2980 NW CITY OF WESTMINSTER OLD BOND STREET W1
70/69 (west side)
No 28 "Royal Arcade"
14.8.86 (including shops in
arcade and Albemarle
Street front)
- II
Arcade of shops running through to Albemarle Street. c. 1890.
Stucco elevation, glazed roof to arcade. 2 storeys. 3 bay front with
ornate eclectic classical details. Large archway with heavy console
keystone, frames arcade entrance and flanking pair of shops, their
windows bowed into arcade. Central archivolt arched window to
1st floor with cast iron balcony; recumbent female figures in relief
panels above shop fronts. Parapet with dies. The centrepiece
rises with caryatids supporting shaped gable overall. The Albemarle
Street elevation is virtually identical. Within the arcade a 2
storey composition each side with curved bay shop windows and
doorways divided by engaged Ionic columns; 1st floor windows with
segmental arches. Richly decorated stucco arches cross arcade at
each bay to support the glazed roof.


Listing NGR: TQ2907280544

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

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