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Description: 15, Upper Grosvenor Street W1
Date Listed: 1 December 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 207331
OS Grid Reference: TQ2812780698
OS Grid Coordinates: 528127, 180698
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5107, -0.1551
TQ 2880 NW CITY OF WESTMINSTER UPPER GROSVENOR
68/69 STREET, Wl
Terraced town house. 1732, heightened early C.19, with front
receiving Thomas Cundy II dressing up 1863-64. Painted brick with
stucco and stone dressings, slate roof. 4 storeys, basement and
dormered mansard. 3 windows wide, the front framed by rusticated
quoin pilasters. Entrance to right with Doric portico-porch.
Recessed sash windows in stucco architraves, those on 1st floor with
cornices over. Stucco string courses and plat bands; stucco crowning
cornice with blocking course. Stone balustered balconettes to 1st
floor windows. Cast iron area railings. Interior retains a number of
original C.18 features,in particular the panelled ground floor front
room with modillion cornice and chimneypiece; c.1800-20 staircase with
stone treads and S pattern iron balustrade with anthemion ornament
rising to 1st floor only but not in original front compartment, early
C.19 rebuilt secondary stair from 1st floor; other rooms with ornate
Victorian and Edwardian decoration but the 2 1st floor front rooms
retain good early C.19 marble chimneypieces, that of the main room
decorated with sphinxes in the Directoire-Empire taste.
Survey of London; Vol. XL.
Listing NGR: TQ2812780698
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