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Description: 23, Albemarle Street W1 (See Details for Further Address Information)
Date Listed: 1 December 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 208518
OS Grid Reference: TQ2898580650
OS Grid Coordinates: 528985, 180650
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5101, -0.1427
TQ 2880 NE CITY OF WESTMINSTER ALBEMARLE STREET, W1
No 23 (including Nos 16a,
16b, 16c Grafton Street)
Purpose built shops and chambers. Dated 1896. Hard red brick and terracotta.
Jacobean with some Art Nouveau Renaissance detailing. Prominent 5 storey corner
block. 5 windows to Albemarle Street, corner turret and 5 windows to Grafton
Street. Arched ground floor treatment for shops, their windows projecting in part
as rectangular bays with glazed half "barrel vaults". Two 3-storey segmental and
canted oriel bays to Albemarle Street, the corner turret corbelled with lead dome.
Similar oriels to Grafton Street but one of 2 storeys only. Shallow relief Art
Nouveau terracotta panel over Albemarle Street doorway. Corner turret columns
have more conventional Renaissance decoration on shafts.
Listing NGR: TQ2898580650
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Source: English Heritage
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