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Description: 44, Upper Grosvenor Street W1
Date Listed: 24 February 1958
English Heritage Building ID: 207339
OS Grid Reference: TQ2825980674
OS Grid Coordinates: 528259, 180674
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5104, -0.1532
TQ 2880 NW CITY OF WESTMINSTER UPPER GROSVENOR
68/54 STREET, Wl
24.2.58 No. 44
One of a pair of terraced town houses with No. 45. 1727-30 probably
by Charles Griffith, carpenter, with C.19 heightening. Brown brick,
slate roof. 5 storeys and basement. 3 windows wide. Entrance to
right (balancing that of No. 45) with good wooden original doorcase of
fluted engaged Ionic columns and modillion bracketed pediment, 6-panel
door and lunette fanlight. Recessed cambered head glazing bar sashes
with French windows on 1st floor. Stuccoed plat band over ground
floor and brick band over 2nd floor continuous with No. 45, parapet
with coping. Wrought iron area railings. Rear elevation has full
height 3 window bow of c.1791. Of early C.18 interior features the
hall and staircase have been little altered with panelling intact to
the hall and fluted pilaster archway to the stair compartment up to
the 1st floor only and top lit; carved cut string and 3 corkscrew
balusters per tread, the top light is set in a decorated plaster dome
on a deep drum; good architraved door off compartment to rear ground
floor etc, the main rooms, bathroom and washrooms redecorated by
M. Boudin of Jansen et Cie, Paris, c.1934 including circular and oval
bedrooms with coral and shell wall lights etc.
Survey of London; Vol. XL.
Listing NGR: TQ2825980674
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