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7, Upper Wimpole Street W1, Westminster

Description: 7, Upper Wimpole Street W1

Grade: II
Date Listed: 5 February 1970
English Heritage Building ID: 207366

OS Grid Reference: TQ2850281842
OS Grid Coordinates: 528502, 181842
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5209, -0.1492

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

44/15; 45/33 (East side) W1
No 7
Terraced town house, c1896. Plum brick with painted dressings and rubbed red
brick window arches; slate roof. Free Style Georgian Revival with rational
expression of stair windows at different level to right. 4 storeys, dormered
mansard and basement. 3 windows wide. Semicircular arched doorway to left with
barrel vaulted hood on horizontal console brackets carried by short Tuscan
columns set on brick pedestals. Side light to left and oculus to right beneath
corbelled canted oriel stair windows rising through 2 storeys to swept parapet
and with semicircular arched window above with squat columns set in reveals and
carrying arch. Above doorway there is a large Venetian window with Tuscan
columns, and 2 recessed sashes, under flat gauged arches with keystones, to
each of the 2 floors above. Console bracketed crowning cornice. 2 tripartite
dormers with cornices and segmental pediments. Arts and Crafts cast iron area
railings with miniature urn finials and enriched panel standards.

Listing NGR: TQ2849781841

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Source: English Heritage

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