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Description: 14-23, Upper Wimpole Street W1
Date Listed: 14 March 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 207368
OS Grid Reference: TQ2846681845
OS Grid Coordinates: 528466, 181845
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5209, -0.1498
TQ 2881 NW CITY OF WESTMINSTER UPPER WIMPOLE STREET,
44/16 (West side) W1
14.3.66 Nos 14 to 23(consec)
Terraced town houses, c1780-90 Portland Estate development, probably by John
White. Stock brick, all, apart from No 22, with channelled or rusticated ground
floors; slate roofs. 4 storeys and some dormered mansards, on basements.
3-window wide astylar fronts. Broad semicircular arched doorways to left, No 20
with Coade vermiculations and head keystone; Nos 14 and 18 have panelled doors,
side lights, fluted or reeded jambs and fluted doorheads under fanlights; Nos
19 to 23 have double panelled doors with antae jambs, cornice-doorheads and
patterned fanlights. Recessed sashes, under flat gauged arches to upper floors.
Plat bands over ground floors; No 19 with 2nd floor sill band; Nos 16 to 18 and
22 with bracketed cornices over 2nd floors; parapets with copings. Nos 19, 21
and 23 excepted, there are early C19 geometric patterned and later C19 scrolled
cast iron balconies or balconettes. Cast iron plumbed spike finialed area
railings. Interiors not inspected.
Listing NGR: TQ2846681841
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