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Description: 19, Upper Grosvenor Street W1
Date Listed: 14 November 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 207335
OS Grid Reference: TQ2810080654
OS Grid Coordinates: 528100, 180654
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5103, -0.1555
TQ 2880 NW CITY OF WESTMINSTER UPPER GROSVENOR
68/65 STREET, Wl
14.11.85 No. 19
Terraced town house. 1909-10 by Maurice Hulbert. Stone with slate
roof. Free classicism elaborating on Palladian themes. 3 storeys,
basement and attic storey with dormered mansard above. 3 windows
wide, the front flanked by channelled quoin pilasters. Rusticated
ground floor with semicircular arched opening to recessed porch to
right (the door and lobby redesigned by Gerald Lacoste in 1936).
Ground floor sash windows grouped in simplified Venetian composition.
1st floor has elaborated 5 light Doric order Venetian window across
full width, with carved tympanum. Eared architraves to 2nd floor
windows, the central one enriched; sunk panels separate attic storey
sashes. Guilloche frieze below 2nd floor sill course; heavy main
cornice on paired brackets over 2nd floor, crowning cornice and
balustraded parapet; central dormer pedimented. Ornamental iron work
to 1st floor balcony and area railings. Opulent Edwardian interior in
neo-Georgian and neo-Adam taste.
Survey of London; Vol. XL.
Listing NGR: TQ2810080654
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