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Description: 42, Wigmore Street W1
Date Listed: 5 February 1970
English Heritage Building ID: 207631
OS Grid Reference: TQ2857281368
OS Grid Coordinates: 528572, 181368
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5166, -0.1484
TQ 2881 SE CITY OF WESTMINSTER WIGMORE STREET Wl
56/45 (north side)
5.2.70 No 42
Shop, showroom and flats. 1890S. Pale terracotta, tiled roof. Flemish Renaissance
style. Five storeys. Three main bays. Mid C20 shop front across ground floor. First
floor has arched windows to outer bays and a pair of arcaded windows to centre. Second
floor has similar arrangement but with flat arched mullioned windows. Third floor has
similar arched outer windows and group of 4 arcaded mullioned lights to centre. Fourth
floor in gable has group of 4 semicircular arched lights with miniature pairs of
arcaded top lights; oculus in apex - all windows small paned casements. Moulded sill
and string courses to each floor, carved panels to frieze below fourth floor. The
gable rises from carved stops, has finials crowning shafts rising from fourth floor
window and is surmounted by segmental pediment cap. Tall corniced terracotta chimney
stack to west gable end.
Listing NGR: TQ2856681372
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Source: English Heritage
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