Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1357341

Date first listed: 01-Feb-1974

Statutory Address: 41 AND 43, WARDOUR STREET W1


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Statutory Address: 41 AND 43, WARDOUR STREET W1

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 29697 80826


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TQ 2980 NE CITY OF WESTMINSTER WARDOUR STREET, W1 71/55 1.2.74 Nos 41 and 43 G.V. II Commercial premises. 1904-05 by H. M. Wakeley. Red brick with elaborate green and buff stone dressings, slate roof. Free Style Jacobetban. 4 storeys and attic. 3 windows wide. Ground floor has elaborate central doorway with mask and consoles, the jambs with metal cartouches inscribed "Sarah Bernhardt laid the foundation stone of this building 1905"; shop windows to left and right with entablature-fascia above and flanking pilasters with garlanded caps and giant brackets bearing large urns. The outer windows on upper floors are treated as through storey canted bays with shaped dividers to casements, set back in full height recesses with segmental pediments broken by the balconettes on large cartouches of pedimented dormers behind. Bowed central arch to 1st floor with cartouches on dividing columns inscribed "Established 1833" and "Rebuilt 1904"; 3 segmental windows below shaped eaves cornice. G. L. C. plaque commemorating Willy Clarkson, theatrical wigmaker, 1861-1954. Survey of London. Vol XXXI.

Listing NGR: TQ2968880821


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Legacy System number: 207451

Legacy System: LBS


Books and journals
'Survey of London' in The Parish of Westminster Part 2 North of Piccadilly: Volumes 31 and 32 , , Vol. 31, (1963)

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