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© Mr Brendan Oxlade LRPS

IoE Number: 359117
Photographer: Mr Brendan Oxlade LRPS
Date Photographed: 16 March 2002
Date listed: 28 June 1952
Date of last amendment: 28 June 1952
Grade II*

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SJ 3590 SEMOUNT PLEASANT(north side)L355/776Wellington Rooms

SJ 3590 SE MOUNT PLEASANT (north side) L3 55/776 Wellington Rooms (now the Irish 28.6.52 Centre) G.V. II* Club rooms. 1815 by Edmund Aikin. Built as a fashionable private assembly room for the Wellington Club. Ashlar, slate roof. Facade of one storey, without windows. Moulded plinth and top entablature and parapet. Slight forward break at each end with flanking Corinthian pilasters. Sculptured plaques on the blank walls. In the centre is a semi-circular projection with tetrastyle Corinthian attached colonnade and antefixae over entablature. Portico originally open, but soon filled in and present door added. Interior has circular entrance hall, ballroom with relief frieze, gilt swags and panelled walls etc, also upper rooms, card room etc, some being octagonal - interior decoration probably later C19. Relief frieze said to be by Flaxman. Plain iron area railings, iron lantern on bracket over entrance. Brick return facade with stone pilastrade.

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