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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.


List entry Number: 1226674



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

County: Greater London Authority

District: City of Westminster

District Type: London Borough


National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 26-Oct-1978

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 424082

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TQ 2980 NE CITY OF WESTMINSTER PICCADILLY, Wl 71/69 Piccadilly Circus (north side) 26.10.78 Nos. 1 to 7 (consec) THE London Pavilion (Including Nos. 2 to 8 (even) Shaftesbury Avenue. ) G.V. II Former theatre, now cinema. 1885 by Worley and Saunders, entirely rebuilt internally and converted to cinema use in 1934 by Nicholas and Dixon-Spain. Stucco faced, felted roofs. Eclectic classicism. 3 storeyed building on triangular site (lst floor with mezzanine). Symmetrical elevations with 9-window wide front to Circus and 11-window front to Shaftesbury Avenue both with central pedimented pavilions. Main entrance in podium of central pavilion to Circus with 2 storey giant engaged Corinthian column portico above. Ground floor arcaded between pilasters supporting brackets to 1st floor balustered balcony. 1st floor tall arcades, with mezzanine oculi in lunettes, supported on engaged slender Corinthian columns and dosserets. 2nd or attic floor with square windows above heavy moulded sill band. Infill treatment of porticoes a variant on the above. Great Windmill Street facade a plainer interpretation of the other two. Survey of London; Vol. XXXI The Theatres of London; Mander and Mitchenson.

Listing NGR: TQ2959480690

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Mander, , Mitchenson, , The Theatres of London, (1975)
'Survey of London' in The Parish of Westminster Part 2 North of Piccadilly: Volumes 31 and 32 , , Vol. 31, (1963)

National Grid Reference: TQ 29594 80690


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