164-182, OXFORD STREET W1

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1066035
Date first listed:
15-Jun-1973
Statutory Address:
164-182, OXFORD STREET W1

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Location

Statutory Address:
164-182, OXFORD STREET W1

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

County:
Greater London Authority
District:
City of Westminster (London Borough)
National Grid Reference:
TQ 29227 81321

Details

TQ 2981 SE CITY OF WESTMINSTER OXFORD STREET W1 (south side) 57/20 Nos. 164 to 182 15.6.73. (even) - II Former department store, now offices. 1905-06 by Frank Atkinson with advice from R. Norman Shaw (viz. R.A. Library drawing) for Waring and Gillow's. Red brick and lavish stone dressings, slate roof, in a free Renaissance with riotous application of Hampton Court inspired "Wrenaissance" details well suited to the Empire-wide pretensions of the store. 4 lofty storeys (including ground floor/mezzanine podium) and 2 tiers of dormered attics in steep hipped roof with centre bay of 11 windows raised to 5 storeys under segmental pediment; return elevations with similar detailing run back to plainer rear on Eastcastle Street. Ground floor display windows bronze framed and articulated with mezzanine by stone arcade. Upper floors have elaborately carved stone window surrounds, those on 3rd floor as giant oeil-de-boeuf with foliage enrichment; arcaded top floor. Deeply carved and projecting modillion eaves cornice.

Listing NGR: TQ2922181319

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
422461
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 11 Jan 2002
Reference: IOE01/04387/10
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