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83-85, PALL MALL SW1

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: 83-85, PALL MALL SW1

List entry Number: 1065859

Location

83-85, PALL MALL SW1

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Greater London Authority

District: City of Westminster

District Type: London Borough

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 01-Dec-1987

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 422690

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

TQ 2980 SW CITY OF WESTMINSTER PALL MALL SW1 81/58 ;82/1 (South side) Nos 83 to 85 (consec.) GV II Office building, extension to R.A.C. Club. 1911-15 by Henry Metcalf and Thomas R. Greig. Stone faced, slate roof. Monumental but restrained classical composition with a few Beaux Arts details. 5 storeys and basement. Symmetrical 9 bay front. Channelled ground and 1st floor read as one basement storey. Doorways in bays 1, 5 and 9 with architraves, pulvinated friezes and cornices linked to eared architraved segmental arched and triple keystoned windows above. The upper floors have architrave surrounds with cornices on 2nd floor and tablets on 3rd floor. Those in line with doorways are vertically linked in single architrave to 2nd and 3rd floors with enriched aprons and prominent open segmental pediments on console corbels above 3rd floor. The frieze of the crowning entablature is broken by the heads of 4th floor windows; dentilled bed to modillion cornice and balustraded parapet. The horizontal articulation of the facade lines through with that of the adjoining R.A.C. facade. Included for group interest with Mewes and Davis's R.A.C. Club, q.v. Survey of London; vol XXIX

Listing NGR: TQ2949880205

Selected Sources

Books and journals
'Survey of London' in The Parish of St James Westminster Part 1 South of Piccadilly: Volumes 29 and 30, , Vol. 29, (1960)

National Grid Reference: TQ 29504 80201

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