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26, WIGMORE STREET W1 (See details for further address information)

A Grade II Listed Building in Marylebone High Street, London

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Latitude: 51.5168 / 51°31'0"N

Longitude: -0.1478 / 0°8'52"W

OS Eastings: 528615

OS Northings: 181386

OS Grid: TQ286813

Mapcode National: GBR BB.ZG

Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.D47L

Entry Name: 26, WIGMORE STREET W1 (See details for further address information)

Listing Date: 5 February 1970

Last Amended: 14 March 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1066074

English Heritage Legacy ID: 207629

Location: Westminster, London, W1U

County: London

District: City of Westminster

Electoral Ward/Division: Marylebone High Street

Built-Up Area: City of Westminster

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: All Souls Langham Place

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text

56/48 (north side)
No 26 (including Nos 86
5.2.70 and 87 Wimpole Street)
Shop and flats. Dated 1891 by F L Pearson. Originally of stone and terracotta,now
painted, tiled roofs. Asymmetrical corner block in free Jacob ethan style. Basement,
4 main storeys and tiled gabled attic storey. Shop front to ground of No 26 with
basket handle arched windows, entablature and splayed corner entrance with pediment.
Main feature is large corbelled bowed oriel-tower to corner with 5 mullioned sashed
lights to each of its 3 floors, finished off with pierced parapet. Shallow segmental
bay window through first and second floors to Wigmore Street, mullioned sashed lights
and enriched strings and cornices carved over corner oriel-tower. Quoin pilasters.
Four windows on third floor and 3 light casement in finialed gable flanked by
obelisks. To Wimpole Street: 2 rectangular 4 storey bays with finialed gables,
similar detailings pilastered and mullioned lights; between them the 2 storey canted
porch of No 87 with pilastered doorway and crenellated parapet; above on second and
third floors are 4 light mullioned windows with pediments. The pierced parapet of
corner oriel-tower is carried across this front at eaves level between the gabled
bays. Bold arcaded external chimney stack to right of oriel. Some of windows have
leaded lights. The entrance to No 86, now blocked, has tapering side pilasters and
fanlight divided by short pilasters. Prominent corner site with important group value.

Listing NGR: TQ2861581386

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