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Description: Old Shades Public House
Date Listed: 5 February 1970
English Heritage Building ID: 207605
OS Grid Reference: TQ3009380280
OS Grid Coordinates: 530093, 180280
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5065, -0.1269
TQ 3080 SW CITY OF WESTMINSTER WHITEHALL SW1
83/55 (East side)
5.2.70 Old Shades Public House
(Nos 37 and 39)
Public house. Dated 1898 by Treadwell and Martin. Stone faced, slate roof.
Tall,narrow,shaped gabled frontage,in this partnership's distinctive Free Style
late Flemish-Gothic style that follows the lead given by Wilson and Townsend.
4 storeys. 2 windows wide. Oak "half-timbered" public house front with carved
spandrels and 4-centred arched doorway. Upper floors have paired, cross-mullioned,
leaded casements and coupled 4 centred arch lights to 3rd floor; framed by sharply
profiled mullion-piers terminating in slenden,sun- flower finials with serpentine
cornices carried across, over cartouches above 3rd floor window heads; carved
enrichment to aprons. Elaborate elongated shaped gable, with carved enrichment,
the coping swept down and delicately scrolled on wall face flanking 3rd floor.
Edwardian Architecture; Alistair Service.
Listing NGR: TQ3009380280
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Source: English Heritage
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