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Description: 24, Upper Wimpole Street W1
Date Listed: 14 March 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 207369
OS Grid Reference: TQ2848081803
OS Grid Coordinates: 528480, 181803
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5205, -0.1496
TQ 2881 NW CITY OF WESTMINSTER UPPER WIMPOLE STREET,
44/19 (West side) W1
Terraced town house, c1780-90, probably by John White for the Portland Estate.
Stock brick with channelled stucco ground floor; slate roof. 4 storeys and
dormered mansard, on basement. 3-window wide astylar front. Semicircular arched
doorway to left with architraved panelled door framed by inset 1/2 Ionic fluted
pilasters, enriched cornice-doorhead and fanlight framed by inscribed archivolt
with paterae studded surround. Recessed sashes, under flat gauged arches to
upper floors. Plat band over ground floor. Parapet with coping. Cast iron
Victorian scroll-patterned 1st floor balcony. Flambé urn finialed area
railings. Interior retains good features,of particular note the plasterwork of
the ceilings (by John Utterton?) with inset panels; stone top lit geometrical
staircase with delicate wrought iron balustrade, statuary marble chimneypieces;
Listing NGR: TQ2847681802
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Source: English Heritage
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