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61, WEST CENTRAL STREET, 43 AND 45, NEW OXFORD STREET

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: 61, WEST CENTRAL STREET, 43 AND 45, NEW OXFORD STREET

List entry Number: 1113170

Location

43 AND 45, NEW OXFORD STREET
61, WEST CENTRAL STREET

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

County: Greater London Authority

District: Camden

District Type: London Borough

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 11-Jan-1999

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 477594

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

CAMDEN

TQ3181SW NEW OXFORD STREET 798-1/105/1887 (South East side) Nos.43 AND 45

GV II

Includes: No.61 WEST CENTRAL STREET. Terrace of shops and offices. 1843-7. Under the direction of James Pennethorne as Architect and Surveyor for Metropolitan Improvements appointed following a House of Commons Select Committee in 1836. Stuccoed brick with banded quoins and rustication, slate roofs. A group of commercial premises on a canted site treated as 2 distinct units. The premises survive well above C20 ground-floor shops, the upper floor having sash windows with small-paned glazing bars in moulded architrave surrounds, under heavy cornices and parapets, that to No.45 with balustrade. No.45 has arcaded first floor fenestration, which continues along return to West Central Street on ground floor also. INTERIORS not inspected. The group is the most prominent intact survival of Pennethorne's most important Metropolitan Improvements Commission for the Commons Select Committee. (Tyack G: Sir James Pennethorne and the Making of Victorian London: Cambridge: 1992-: 50-64).



CAMDEN

TQ3181SW WEST CENTRAL STREET 798-1/105/1887 No.61

GV II

See under: Nos.43 AND 45 NEW OXFORD STREET.



Listing NGR: TQ3016781438

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Tyack, G, Sir James Pennethorne and the Making of Victorian London, (1992), 50-64

National Grid Reference: TQ 30167 81438

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