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41 and 43, Wardour Street W1

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

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Latitude: 51.5115 / 51°30'41"N

Longitude: -0.1324 / 0°7'56"W

OS Eastings: 529697

OS Northings: 180826

OS Grid: TQ296808

Mapcode National: GBR GD.FB

Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.N8CM

Entry Name: 41 and 43, Wardour Street W1

Listing Date: 1 February 1974

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1357341

English Heritage Legacy ID: 207451

Location: Westminster, London, W1D

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 Anne Soho

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text

1.2.74 Nos 41 and 43
Commercial premises. 1904-05 by H. M. Wakeley. Red brick with elaborate green
and buff stone dressings, slate roof. Free Style Jacobetban. 4 storeys and
attic. 3 windows wide. Ground floor has elaborate central doorway with mask and
consoles, the jambs with metal cartouches inscribed "Sarah Bernhardt laid the
foundation stone of this building 1905"; shop windows to left and right with
entablature-fascia above and flanking pilasters with garlanded caps and giant
brackets bearing large urns. The outer windows on upper floors are treated as
through storey canted bays with shaped dividers to casements, set back in full
height recesses with segmental pediments broken by the balconettes on large
cartouches of pedimented dormers behind. Bowed central arch to 1st floor with
cartouches on dividing columns inscribed "Established 1833" and "Rebuilt 1904";
3 segmental windows below shaped eaves cornice. G. L. C. plaque commemorating
Willy Clarkson, theatrical wigmaker, 1861-1954.
Survey of London. Vol XXXI.

Listing NGR: TQ2968880821

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