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53-60, Upper Berkeley Street W1, Westminster

Description: 53-60, Upper Berkeley Street W1

Grade: II
Date Listed: 5 February 1970
English Heritage Building ID: 207311

OS Grid Reference: TQ2773881197
OS Grid Coordinates: 527738, 181197
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5153, -0.1605

Location: Upper Berkeley Street, Paddington, Greater London W1H 7 W1H 7PP

Locality: Westminster
County: Greater London
Country: England
Postcode: W1H 7PP

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Listing Text

5.2.70 Nos. 53 to 60 (consec.)
Terraced town houses. c.1800-20 Portman Estate development. Stock
brick, with stuccoed ground floors (except for No. 55), those of Nos. 54
and 56 to 58 rusticated; concealed slate roofs. Nos. 53 to 57 have 5
storeys and basements; Nos. 58 to 60 of 4 storeys and basements.
2-window wide fronts except for No. 59 with 3 windows and No. 60 double
fronted with 4 windows. Semicircular arched doorways to left apart from
right hand and central placing at Nos. 53 and 60 respectively; panelled
doors with enriched jambs and reeded heads under fanlights, that of
No. 56 retaining radial pattern; No. 56 has elaborate cast iron porch.
Recessed sashes, under flat gauged arches with stuccoed reveals to upper
floors and to ground floor of No. 55. Plat band finishing off ground
floor stuccowork; Nos. 53 to 57 have stucco string course below top
floor. Crowning stucco cornices and blocking courses (with modillion
brackets to Nos. 53 to 57) except for plain parapet coping of No. 59.
Continuous, cast iron, geometric or pendant anthemion patterned balconies
to 1st floor. Nos. 59 and 60 with wrought iron balconettes. Cast iron
area railings with urn finials.

Listing NGR: TQ2773881197

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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