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Old Shades Public House

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

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5065 / 51°30'23"N

Longitude: -0.1269 / 0°7'36"W

OS Eastings: 530093

OS Northings: 180280

OS Grid: TQ300802

Mapcode National: GBR HG.N4

Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.RD8G

Entry Name: Old Shades Public House

Listing Date: 5 February 1970

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1267004

English Heritage Legacy ID: 207605

Location: Westminster, London, SW1A

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

TQ 3080 SW CITY OF WESTMINSTER WHITEHALL SW1
83/55 (East side)
5.2.70 Old Shades Public House
(Nos 37 and 39)
GV II
Public house. Dated 1898 by Treadwell and Martin. Stone faced, slate roof.
Tall,narrow,shaped gabled frontage,in this partnership's distinctive Free Style
late Flemish-Gothic style that follows the lead given by Wilson and Townsend.
4 storeys. 2 windows wide. Oak "half-timbered" public house front with carved
spandrels and 4-centred arched doorway. Upper floors have paired, cross-mullioned,
leaded casements and coupled 4 centred arch lights to 3rd floor; framed by sharply
profiled mullion-piers terminating in slenden,sun- flower finials with serpentine
cornices carried across, over cartouches above 3rd floor window heads; carved
enrichment to aprons. Elaborate elongated shaped gable, with carved enrichment,
the coping swept down and delicately scrolled on wall face flanking 3rd floor.
Edwardian Architecture; Alistair Service.


Listing NGR: TQ3009380280

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