233, SHAFTESBURY AVENUE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1271626
Date first listed:
13-Feb-1989
Statutory Address:
233, SHAFTESBURY AVENUE

Map

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Location

Statutory Address:
233, SHAFTESBURY AVENUE

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

County:
Greater London Authority
District:
Camden (London Borough)
National Grid Reference:
TQ 30077 81371

Details

CAMDEN

TQ3081SW SHAFTESBURY AVENUE 798-1/105/1427 (West side) 13/02/89 No.233

II

Office block. c1929. By Leo Sylvester Sullivan; carved details probably by Henry Poole. Steel-frame faced in Portland stone. Neo Egyptian style. 6 storeys; 6-bay range. Bay to right has vertically set slit lights, grouped in threes, to full height stairwell; Pharoah's head carved above fluted coved cornice with winged disc (symbol of god Horus) over square-headed doorway with moulded architrave. To left is 3-bay entrance front with cushion capitals to columns, set in slightly projecting portico with winged disc feature set in coved palm-leaf cornice; square-head glazed entrance. Upper floors have metal framed windows and metal spandrel panels, with palm-leaf and Classical detailing, recessed between a giant order of piers continued to flattened palm-leaf capitals set beneath plain frieze with central winged disc feature and attic storey with square-headed windows; palm-leaf carving to boldly projecting cornice. INTERIOR: not inspected.





Listing NGR: TQ3007681367

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
477972
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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