27-37, LOWER REGENT STREET SW1, 217, PICCADILLY W1, 14 AND 15, JERMYN STREET SW1

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1274532

Date first listed: 30-May-1972

Date of most recent amendment: 01-Dec-1987

Statutory Address: 14 AND 15, JERMYN STREET SW1

Statutory Address: 217, PICCADILLY W1

Statutory Address: 27-37, LOWER REGENT STREET SW1

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: 14 AND 15, JERMYN STREET SW1

Statutory Address: 217, PICCADILLY W1

Statutory Address: 27-37, LOWER REGENT 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 29524 80602

Summary

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History

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Details

TQ 2980 NE CITY OF WESTMINSTER LOWER REGENT STREET, SW1 71/83 (west side)

Nos 27 to 37 (odd) 30.5.72 (including No 217 Piccadilly with Nos 14 and 15 Jermyn Street) (formerly listed under Regent Street)

GV II

Offices and shops. c.1910-20 by (Sir) Reginald Blomfield and part of his grand rebuilding of Regent Street Quadrant and the reorganisation of Piccadilly Circus. Portland ashlar rusticated up to 2nd floor, on steel frame, slate roof. Beaux Arts inspired classicism in grand manner, similar to former Swan and Edgar block and the County Fire Office and balancing the near identical Nos. 24 to 36 (even) opposite, defining the southern enclosure framing the debouchment of Lower Regent Street into the Circus. 6 storeys with podium ground floor and mezzanine and attic storey with dormered mansard. 8 windows wide (1:6:1) plus emphasised end pavilions, returned to north with 2-window wing to Circus; 5-window wing to Jermyn Street. Mid to later C.20 entrances and shops between rusticated pilasters rising, through rusticated mezzanine and low 2nd floor, to modified cornice; the ground floor and mezzanine in the pavilions contained in large semicircular arches with helmeted heads mounted on keys flanked by swags. Recessed sash windows in plain surrounds but principal windows of the pavilions rise through 3rd and 4th floors with segmental arched architraves and open pediments on consoles and have ornate cast iron balconettes. The pavilions are emphasised by channelled quoins and heavy attics with open segmental pediments. Bracketed main cornice with balustraded parapet over main range. Mansard has lead-dressed oval dormers flanked by scrolls and lead capped ridges. Jermyn Street return has small vermiculated tooling to podium and from the 2nd floor up the windows are vertically linked in shallow panels; deep enriched crowning cornice.

Listing NGR: TQ2952480602

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 414799

Legacy System: LBS

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