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The Garrick Theatre

A Grade II* Listed Building in St James's, London

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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

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1217927

English Heritage Legacy ID: 209097

Location: Westminster, London, WC2H

County: London

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

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Listing Text

72/108 (east side)

No 2
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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