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Latitude: 51.5111 / 51°30'40"N
Longitude: -0.128 / 0°7'40"W
OS Eastings: 530000
OS Northings: 180792
OS Grid: TQ300807
Mapcode National: GBR HD.DH
Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.Q8NX
Entry Name: Wyndhams Theatre
Listing Date: 20 September 1960
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1292230
English Heritage Legacy ID: 209091
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 2980 NE and 3080 NW CITY OF WESTMINSTER CHARING CROSS ROAD, WC2
71/64 ; 72/67 (East side)
Theatre, 1899 by W.G.R. Sprague. Portland stone facing, concealed roof.
Free classical facade. 2 and 3 storeys with attics. 5 windows wide. The
centrepiece has triple group of foyer doorways surmounted by mezzanine
oculi in enriched frames. 1st floor balustraded loggia with Ionic
pilasters dividing the arcaded windows and, above entablature, a sculpted
pediment set against blind attic. The taller single bay wings with
archivolt arched openings running through ground and 1st floors, then 2
mezzanine windows at pediment level and finally 2 windows in the attic
storey. 1920s canopy of glass and iron to ground floor. Fine and very
little altered auditorium with very elegant "Louis XVI" plasterwork to
balconies of horseshoe dress and upper circles, steeply raked gallery,
ornate stage boxes and richly gilded architectural frame to proscenium
Survey of London: Vol. XXXIV.
The Theatres of London; Mander and Mitchenson.
Listing NGR: TQ3000080792
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