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Oxford and Cambridge University Club

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

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Latitude: 51.5056 / 51°30'20"N

Longitude: -0.1365 / 0°8'11"W

OS Eastings: 529432

OS Northings: 180160

OS Grid: TQ294801

Mapcode National: GBR FG.JG

Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.LF66

Plus Code: 9C3XGV47+6C

Entry Name: Oxford and Cambridge University Club

Listing Date: 5 February 1970

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1357491

English Heritage Legacy ID: 422686

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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81/54 (South side)
5.2.70 Nos 71 to 76 (consec)
(Oxford and Cambridge
University Club)
Gentlemen's Club. 1836-37 by Sir Robert Smirke and his brother
Sidney Smirke. Stucco, rusticated ground floor and channelled to
1st floor, slate roof. The last of the Clubs in a Greek Revival
style. 2 storeys, basement and dormered attic. 7 windows wide.
Central Corinthian portico with flight of steps. Ground floor
rustication struck to semicircular arches of glazing bar sash
windows, with linking impost string. Enriched cornice over ground
floor beneath stucco balcony on coupled decorated console-brackets,
with cast iron balustrading between dies. The 1st floor glazing
bar sashes are recessed with pilaster jambs and entablatures set in
panels extended up to contain figured reliefs in the antique taste
by W. G. Nicholl from designs by the architect's father Robert Smirke.
Main entablature has anthemion frieze, dentil string and modillion
cornice with balustraded parapet. Greek Revival interior except for
the staircase ornately remodelled with marble facings by Reginald
Blomfield in 1906-12.
Survey of London; vol XXIX

Listing NGR: TQ2942880154

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