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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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


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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


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