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Latitude: 51.51 / 51°30'36"N
Longitude: -0.1279 / 0°7'40"W
OS Eastings: 530016
OS Northings: 180674
OS Grid: TQ300806
Mapcode National: GBR HD.GV
Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.Q9RR
Entry Name: The Garrick Theatre
Listing Date: 20 September 1960
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1217927
English Heritage Legacy ID: 209097
Location: Westminster, London, WC2H
District: City of Westminster
Electoral Ward/Division: St James's
Built-Up Area: City of Westminster
Traditional County: Middlesex
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London
Church of England Parish: St Martin-in-the-Fields
Church of England Diocese: London
TQ 3080 NW and 2980 NE CITY OF WESTMINSTER CHARING CROSS ROAD, WC2
72/108 (east side)
2O.9,fit The Garrick Theatre
Theatre. 1889 by C J Phipps. Painted stucco front. Concealed roof. Eclectic
classicism. 2 tall storeys and sheer attic. 5 bays wide. Ground floor rusticated and
arcaded with foyer doorways. Corinthian colonnade to balustraded 1st floor loggia with
arcaded windows behind. Enriched frieze to main entablature and balustraded attic with
oculi fenestration. The front is continued to right by screen wall to body of theatre
set on a Portland stone podium. The first part is of Bath stone with a stucco entabla-
ture over the 3 pilastered central bays; the 2nd part also faced in Bath stone with
arcaded 1st floor. Interior retains most of original features with foyer and staircase
serving fine auditorium with dress circle, upper circle and gallery with good neo-
Rococo plaster work to balcony front, boxes and central dome of ceiling etc.
Survey of London; Vol XXXIV
The Theatres of London; Mander and Mitchenson.
Listing NGR: TQ3001180676
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