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Description: 18, Upper Grosvenor Street W1
Date Listed: 1 December 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 207334
OS Grid Reference: TQ2811080654
OS Grid Coordinates: 528110, 180654
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5103, -0.1553
TQ 2880 NW CITY OF WESTMINSTER UPPER GROSVENOR
68/66 STREET, W1
Terraced town house. c.1732 by Lawrence Neale, carpenter, with
alterations and probably heightening by Charles Elliot in 1792-93.
Stucco faced, slate roof. 3 storeys and basement with attic storey
and dormered mansard. 4 windows wide, the front flanked by rusticated
quoins. Entrance in 2nd bay from left with Doric columned
portico-porch of c.1793, 6 panel door with segmental fanlight.
Recessed sashes under segmental arches, the attic storey with square
headed windows in shallow architraves. Cornice over 2nd floor,
parapet with coping. Delicate cast iron c.1793 balcony to 1st floor.
Wrought iron area railings. Rear elevation has bow added by Elliot.
The interior retains of the early C.18 the panelling, modillion
cornice and probably original chimneypiece of the front ground floor
room,other extensive alterations by Elliot of c.1792-93,mouldings etc,
and in particular the double apsed staircase, up to the 2nd floor with
stone cantilevered steps and delicately patterned iron balustrade
(c.f. same pattern at 66 Grosvenor Street); otherwise principally
Edwardian neo-Georgian features.
Survey of London; Vol. XL.
Listing NGR: TQ2811080654
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