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20, Tavistock Street (See Details for Further Address Information), Westminster

Description: 20, Tavistock Street (See Details for Further Address Information)

Grade: II
Date Listed: 1 December 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 208936

OS Grid Reference: TQ3047480855
OS Grid Coordinates: 530474, 180855
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5116, -0.1212

Locality: Westminster
County: Greater London
Country: England
Postcode: WC2E 7PY

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Listing Text


72/47 Nos. 11 and 13
Including No. 20,
Tavistock Street.


Corner block of shops and chambers. c.1855-60 by Charles Gray. Patent cement render,
slate roof. Quadrant corner design with eclectic richly modelled Italianate details.
4 storeys, 9 windows wide, arranged as shallow breaks of 3 and 2 windows flanking
4-window corner. Ground floor with architraved doors and windows, one to each unit and
with shop front to No. 20 Tavistock Street, all framed by broad pilaster-piers with
ornate floral caps below entablature with bracketed cornice. 1st and 2nd floors have
sash windows, framed by pilaster strips with consoles to cornices, set in panels
defined by channelled pilaster strips. Bracketed cornice with polychrome tile
metopes to frieze over 2nd floor. Attic storey has eared architrave sashes separated
by squat coupled pilasters supporting large, dentil-enriched consoles to deep, projecting
crowning cornice and pierced-work parapet with capped dies.

Listing NGR: TQ3047480855

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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