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Messrs Goode, Westminster

Description: Messrs Goode

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 5 February 1970
English Heritage Building ID: 427412

OS Grid Reference: TQ2841080480
OS Grid Coordinates: 528410, 180480
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5087, -0.1511

Location: S Audley Street, Westminster, London W1K 2 W1Y 5PE

Locality: Westminster
County: Greater London
Country: England
Postcode: W1Y 5PE

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Listing Text

79/11; 68/89 STREET, Wl
5.2.70 No 17A and Nos 17 to
22 (consec) (Messrs
Goode). (Including
Nos 35-35A South
G.V. II*
Block of shop premises, flats and house. Nos.18-19 designed first in
1875 and extended in related composition up to 1891, by Ernest George
and Peto for Messrs. Goode, china merchants. Red brick with much
ornamental brickwork and tiled roofs. Picturesque design and the
first by Ernest George in the new "Queen Anne" manner. 3 storeys and
gabled attics. Groups of 3 windows under 4 irregular gables. Ground
floor has continuous shop display windows set in Doric colonnade of
polished pink granite columns. 3 doorways with console bracketed
balustraded balconies set over them, backed on 1st floor by niches
containing large porcelain vases, as designed. Wood mullioned and
transomed windows to upper floors articulated in groups by brick
pilasters and in the gabled attics by blind arcading. Richly carved
frieze to main entablature and carved brickwork in gables. Returns,
that to north canted to corner, have gables incorporating corbelled
external chimney stacks with panelling and carved stylized sun flower
motifs, panelled parapets. The eastern extension of north return
incorporating No. 22 in plainer more strictly Queen Anne style. Main
front has 4 small "oriel" balconies to 2nd floor with floral pattern
good wrought ironwork and similar to balustrade over shop fronts and
to area railings. Return to South Street has 1 storey wing stuccoed
with blind arcade framing panels of Aesthetic-Japanese style ceramic
tiles appropriate and original,as are the vases on the facade. The 3
storey 3 window wide stucco elevation beyond is a mid to late C.18
house incorporated at the time into Goode's premises. The shop
interiors retain considerable elements of their 1870 and 80s features,
partly Liberty fitted out: display shelves, cornices, mouldings etc.
Survey of London; Vol. XL.

Listing NGR: TQ2841080480

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Source: English Heritage

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