WYNDHAMS THEATRE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1292230

Date first listed: 20-Sep-1960

Statutory Address: WYNDHAMS THEATRE, CHARING CROSS ROAD WC2

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: WYNDHAMS THEATRE, CHARING CROSS ROAD WC2

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 30000 80792

Summary

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History

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Details

TQ 2980 NE and 3080 NW CITY OF WESTMINSTER CHARING CROSS ROAD, WC2 71/64 ; 72/67 (East side) 20.9.60 Wyndham's Theatre

G.V. II*

Theatre, 1899 by W.G.R. Sprague. Portland stone facing, concealed roof. Free classical facade. 2 and 3 storeys with attics. 5 windows wide. The centrepiece has triple group of foyer doorways surmounted by mezzanine oculi in enriched frames. 1st floor balustraded loggia with Ionic pilasters dividing the arcaded windows and, above entablature, a sculpted pediment set against blind attic. The taller single bay wings with archivolt arched openings running through ground and 1st floors, then 2 mezzanine windows at pediment level and finally 2 windows in the attic storey. 1920s canopy of glass and iron to ground floor. Fine and very little altered auditorium with very elegant "Louis XVI" plasterwork to balconies of horseshoe dress and upper circles, steeply raked gallery, ornate stage boxes and richly gilded architectural frame to proscenium arch, etc.

Survey of London: Vol. XXXIV. The Theatres of London; Mander and Mitchenson.

Listing NGR: TQ3000080792

Legacy

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

Legacy System number: 209091

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Mander, , Mitchenson, , The Theatres of London, (1975)
'Survey of London' in The Parish of St Anne Soho: Volumes 33 and 34 , , Vol. 34, (1966)

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