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Latitude: 51.5169 / 51°31'0"N
Longitude: -0.1254 / 0°7'31"W
OS Eastings: 530167
OS Northings: 181438
OS Grid: TQ301814
Mapcode National: GBR JB.0D
Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.S42H
Entry Name: 43 AND 45, NEW OXFORD STREET (See details for further address information)
Listing Date: 11 January 1999
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1113170
English Heritage Legacy ID: 477594
Location: Camden, London, WC1A
Electoral Ward/Division: Holborn and Covent Garden
Built-Up Area: Camden
Traditional County: Middlesex
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London
Church of England Parish: St Giles-in-the-Fields
Church of England Diocese: London
TQ3181SW NEW OXFORD STREET
798-1/105/1887 (South East side)
Nos.43 AND 45
Includes: No.61 WEST CENTRAL STREET.
Terrace of shops and offices. 1843-7. Under the direction of
James Pennethorne as Architect and Surveyor for Metropolitan
Improvements appointed following a House of Commons Select
Committee in 1836. Stuccoed brick with banded quoins and
rustication, slate roofs. A group of commercial premises on a
canted site treated as 2 distinct units. The premises survive
well above C20 ground-floor shops, the upper floor having sash
windows with small-paned glazing bars in moulded architrave
surrounds, under heavy cornices and parapets, that to No.45
with balustrade. No.45 has arcaded first floor fenestration,
which continues along return to West Central Street on ground
floor also. INTERIORS not inspected.
The group is the most prominent intact survival of
Pennethorne's most important Metropolitan Improvements
Commission for the Commons Select Committee.
(Tyack G: Sir James Pennethorne and the Making of Victorian
London: Cambridge: 1992-: 50-64).
TQ3181SW WEST CENTRAL STREET
See under: Nos.43 AND 45 NEW OXFORD STREET.
Listing NGR: TQ3016781438
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