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©  Elisabeth Cox

IoE Number: 209091
Photographer: Elisabeth Cox
Date Photographed: 15 April 2004
Date listed: 20 September 1960
Date of last amendment: 20 September 1960
Grade II*

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TQ 2980 NE and 3080 NWCITY OF WESTMINSTERCHARING CROSS ROAD, WC271/64 ; 72/67(East side)20.9.60Wyndham's Theatre

TQ 2980 NE and 3080 NW CITY OF WESTMINSTER CHARING CROSS ROAD, WC2 71/64 ; 72/67 (East side) 20.9.60 Wyndham's Theatre G.V. II* 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 arch, etc. Survey of London: Vol. XXXIV. The Theatres of London; Mander and Mitchenson.

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