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76 and 78, Wigmore Street W1

A Grade II Listed Building in Marylebone High Street, London

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Latitude: 51.5165 / 51°30'59"N

Longitude: -0.1507 / 0°9'2"W

OS Eastings: 528415

OS Northings: 181346

OS Grid: TQ284813

Mapcode National: GBR BB.BK

Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.B4PT

Entry Name: 76 and 78, Wigmore Street W1

Listing Date: 1 December 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1357378

English Heritage Legacy ID: 207633

Location: Westminster, London, W1U

County: London

District: City of Westminster

Electoral Ward/Division: Marylebone High Street

Built-Up Area: City of Westminster

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: All Souls Langham Place

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text

Nos. 76 to and 78
Chambers or flats with corner shop. 1906-07 (refurbished and shop fronts
renewed 1984-85) by Treadwell and Martin. Red brick with stone
dressings; slate roofs. Free Style "Jacobethan" with strong vertical
emphasis and taut imaginative detailing to corner, typical of this
practice. 5 storeys including gabled attics. 3 windows wide, broad
canted bay and splay to corner with Jason Court and 4 bay return. Shop
front renewed plain with capped bracket ends to fascia carried over
corner entrance. Above shop front a canted stone bay rises through 1st
and 2nd floors, with mullioned-transomed leaded casements, finished off
with plain parapet; lunette above to 3rd floor. The bay is inset between
flanking piers, banded at 3rd floor level, rising to ornamentation at
parapet level with 5 light leaded casement between. The shaped gable
above has lozenge patterning in tympanum. To left are mullioned
transomed casements, with linked hood moulds on 1st floor. The corner
splay is capped by small, slated, conical roofed oriel on 4th floor with
enriched panels below it. Shaped gable to Jason Court return which has
similar but plainer details.

Listing NGR: TQ2841581346

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