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Statutory Address:

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

Greater London Authority
City of Westminster (London Borough)
Non Civil Parish
National Grid Reference:
TQ 30575 80905


TQ 3080 NE CITY OF WESTMINSTER EXETER STREET, WC2 73/29 14.1.70 No 17 G.V. II Offices, formerly a club. 1863-64 by Charles Octavius Parnell, built as the Victoria Sporting Club. Stucco with slate roof. Lush Italianate-Baroque corner treatment with plainer rather coarsely detailed flanks. 3 main storeys raised on basement and with attic storey. 8 windows wide to Exeter Street, bowed projecting corner and 3 window return to Wellington Street. Corner entrance with flight of steps leading up to deeply recessed doorway, the opening semicircular arched with coupled rusticated columns flanking and the adjoining bays of each front treated as part of the composition with oculi in tympana of archivolts over windows flanked by coupled rusticated pilasters. 1st floor elaborated in similar fashion with Venetian window. Flanks have channelled arcaded ground floor windows; the upper floors with architraved and keystoned sashes. Sill band to 1st floor; cornice over 1st floor and pseudo-parapet as sill course to 2nd floor; main entablature with modillion cornice broken forward over corner feature; cornice and blocking course to attic storey. Prominent corner site. Survey of London; Vol XXXVI.

Listing NGR: TQ3054280879


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Books and journals
'Survey of London' in The Parish of St Paul Covent Garden: Volume 36, , Vol. 36, (1970)


This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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Date: 07 May 2006
Reference: IOE01/15478/34
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Anthony Rau. Source Historic England Archive
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