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Latitude: 51.5056 / 51°30'20"N
Longitude: -0.1365 / 0°8'11"W
OS Eastings: 529432
OS Northings: 180160
OS Grid: TQ294801
Mapcode National: GBR FG.JG
Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.LF66
Entry Name: Oxford and Cambridge University Club
Listing Date: 5 February 1970
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1357491
English Heritage Legacy ID: 422686
Location: Westminster, London, SW1Y
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 James Piccadilly
Church of England Diocese: London
TQ 2980 SW CITY OF WESTMINSTER PALL MALL SW1
81/54 (South side)
5.2.70 Nos 71 to 76 (consec)
(Oxford and Cambridge
Gentlemen's Club. 1836-37 by Sir Robert Smirke and his brother
Sidney Smirke. Stucco, rusticated ground floor and channelled to
1st floor, slate roof. The last of the Clubs in a Greek Revival
style. 2 storeys, basement and dormered attic. 7 windows wide.
Central Corinthian portico with flight of steps. Ground floor
rustication struck to semicircular arches of glazing bar sash
windows, with linking impost string. Enriched cornice over ground
floor beneath stucco balcony on coupled decorated console-brackets,
with cast iron balustrading between dies. The 1st floor glazing
bar sashes are recessed with pilaster jambs and entablatures set in
panels extended up to contain figured reliefs in the antique taste
by W. G. Nicholl from designs by the architect's father Robert Smirke.
Main entablature has anthemion frieze, dentil string and modillion
cornice with balustraded parapet. Greek Revival interior except for
the staircase ornately remodelled with marble facings by Reginald
Blomfield in 1906-12.
Survey of London; vol XXIX
Listing NGR: TQ2942880154
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