DEVONSHIRE HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1226746
Date first listed:
30-May-1972
Statutory Address:
11, MAYFAIR PLACE W1
Statutory Address:
51, BERKELEY STREET W1
Statutory Address:
53-56, STRATTON STREET W1
Statutory Address:
DEVONSHIRE HOUSE, PICCADILLY W1

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Location

Statutory Address:
11, MAYFAIR PLACE W1
Statutory Address:
51, BERKELEY STREET W1
Statutory Address:
53-56, STRATTON STREET W1
Statutory Address:
DEVONSHIRE HOUSE, PICCADILLY 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 28990 80358

Details

TQ 2880 SE & 2980 SW CITY OF WESTMINSTER PICCADILLY Wl 80/107 ; 81/64 (north side) 30-5-72 Devonshire House (in- cluding Nos 53 to 56 consec. Stratton Street, No 11 Mayfair Place and No 51 Berkeley Street) GV II Massive island office block. 1924-26 by the American practice of Carrere and Hastings with Professor Reilly. Portland stone clad steel frame. Glasgow/American classicism with sparing but lively Graeco-Roman details and has relief plaques. Very tall main block of 7 storeys and sheer attic storey plus a mezzanine between ground and 1st floors, with projecting 5 storey and attic corner pavilions. The ground and mezzanine floors of main block advanced level with pavilions to Piccadilly. 15 bays overall. 3 bay pavilions and 9 bay main block. Ground floor large display windows articulated by channelled piers and pilasters supporting deep entablature. Flanking pavilions fully rusticated. Elaborate dentilled and modillioned cornice to main block. Return elevations similarly composed and rear facade to Mayfair Place with giant Doric colonnade through 2 storeys carried out from main block over pavement. Interior altered late C20. Showrooms to Piccadilly retain original plasterwork etc.

Listing NGR: TQ2899080358

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
424192
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: 22 Jan 2006
Reference: IOE01/15103/33
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Anthony Rau. Source Historic England Archive
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