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1-6, Upper Wimpole Street W1, Westminster

Description: 1-6, Upper Wimpole Street W1

Grade: II
Date Listed: 14 March 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 207365

OS Grid Reference: TQ2851081816
OS Grid Coordinates: 528510, 181816
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5207, -0.1491

Location: Upper Wimpole Street, Paddington, Greater London W1G 6 W1M 7TD

Locality: Westminster
County: Greater London
Country: England
Postcode: W1M 7TD

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Listing Text

44/17; 45/37 (East side) W1
143.66 Nos 1 to 6 (consec)
Terraced town houses, c1780-90,probably by John White for the Portland Estate.
Stock brick with channelled stucco ground floor; concealed slate roofs. 4
storeys and basement. 3-window wide astylar fronts. Broad semicircular arched-
doorways with keystones; panelled doors, with side lights and pilaster dividers
to Nos 1 to 4 (No 1 with delicate oval astragals), Nos 2 and 6 with pilaster
jambs, fluted or reeded doorheads and patterned fanlights. Recessed sashes,
under flat gauged arches on upper floors. Plat band over ground floor
stuccowork; 2nd floor sill bands to Nos 1 and 6; parapets with copings, No 3
with enriched frieze to later stucco entablature and pierced parapet. Plumbed
spike finialed area railings. Interiors not inspected.

Listing NGR: TQ2849981834

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Source: English Heritage

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