WHITE'S CLUB

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1264877
Date first listed:
24-Feb-1958
Statutory Address:
WHITE'S CLUB, 37 AND 38, ST JAMES'S STREET SW1

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Location

Statutory Address:
WHITE'S CLUB, 37 AND 38, ST JAMES'S STREET SW1

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 29183 80382

Details

TQ 2980 SW CITY OF WESTMINSTER ST. JAMES'S STREET SW1 81/111 (East side) 24-2-58 Nos 37 and 38 (White's Club) GV I Gentlemen's Club. 1674, rebuilt 1787-88, probably by James Wyatt, altered in 1811 and front remodelled by Lockyer in 1852. Portland stone, slate roof. Victorian version of Palladian facade with some French motifs. 3 storeys, basement and dormered attic. 5 bays wide. Vermiculated and rusticated ground floor with flanking doorways and broad segmental bow window to centre (of 1811) with panelled pilasters dividing glazing bar sash lights. Upper floors, articulated by giant order of Ionic pilasters,have on 1st floor a large, central, semicircular arched window and flat arched windows to left and right with enriched friezes and pediments on consoles. Between pediments and 2nd floor windows are Gabriel style oval relief plaques wreathed with garlands,and the upper floors wall surface also has shallow banding and channelling in the French manner. The giant order carries a full entablature with balustraded parapet above the cornice. 1st floor cast iron balcony on brackets. Cast iron area railings. Good interior. Survey of London; vol XXX

Listing NGR: TQ2918380382

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
426724
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
'Survey of London' in The Parish of St James Westminster Part 1 South of Piccadilly: Volumes 29 and 30, , Vol. 30, (1960)

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: 05 Sep 2001
Reference: IOE01/05182/08
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr John Fenton. Source Historic England Archive
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