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76 and 78, Wigmore Street W1, Westminster

Description: 76 and 78, Wigmore Street W1

Grade: II
Date Listed: 1 December 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 207633

OS Grid Reference: TQ2841581346
OS Grid Coordinates: 528415, 181346
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5164, -0.1507

Locality: Westminster
County: Greater London
Country: England
Postcode: W1H 9DQ

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Listing Text

Nos. 76 to and 78
Chambers or flats with corner shop. 1906-07 (refurbished and shop fronts
renewed 1984-85) by Treadwell and Martin. Red brick with stone
dressings; slate roofs. Free Style "Jacobethan" with strong vertical
emphasis and taut imaginative detailing to corner, typical of this
practice. 5 storeys including gabled attics. 3 windows wide, broad
canted bay and splay to corner with Jason Court and 4 bay return. Shop
front renewed plain with capped bracket ends to fascia carried over
corner entrance. Above shop front a canted stone bay rises through 1st
and 2nd floors, with mullioned-transomed leaded casements, finished off
with plain parapet; lunette above to 3rd floor. The bay is inset between
flanking piers, banded at 3rd floor level, rising to ornamentation at
parapet level with 5 light leaded casement between. The shaped gable
above has lozenge patterning in tympanum. To left are mullioned
transomed casements, with linked hood moulds on 1st floor. The corner
splay is capped by small, slated, conical roofed oriel on 4th floor with
enriched panels below it. Shaped gable to Jason Court return which has
similar but plainer details.

Listing NGR: TQ2841581346

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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