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Warrington Hotel, Westminster

Description: Warrington Hotel

Grade: II
Date Listed: 5 February 1981
English Heritage Building ID: 207461

OS Grid Reference: TQ2613782485
OS Grid Coordinates: 526137, 182485
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5272, -0.1831

Location: Warrington Crescent, Paddington, Greater London W9 1EJ

Locality: Westminster
County: Greater London
Country: England
Postcode: W9 1EJ

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Listing Text

31/48 (east side)
5.2.81 Warrington Hotel
Hotel. Mid C19 with later alterations. Brick, stuccoed, channelled 1st floor,
faience entrance front. 3 storeys, 3 bays with additional bay of 2 storeys to
right. Ground floor has wide projecting porch with semi-circular ends and large
shell niche surmounted by a panelled balcony at 1st floor level. Porch
approached by a curved flight of steps with mosaic decoration and is supported on
faience columns, damaged Ionic capitals boxed in at time of resurvey. Triple
pilastered entrance in faience with lion head motifs. To 1st floor, sash
windows, tripartite to side bays in architraves with pediment containing
decorative stucco work in relief. Pair of volutes to centre with festoon. Band
at pediment level. 2nd floor stepped tripartite round-arched sashes in
architraves with central pediment. Consoles to sides. Shallow pedimented
blocking course displaying hotel name. Further decorative stucco work to
additional bay and Randolph Avenue front which has niches containing busts at 1st
floor level. Good interior including bars with volutes and marble tops, panels
of decorative leaded-light glass, elaborate cornices with scrollwork and shell
motifs, Ionic marbled arcade, marbled fireplace and closed string staircase with
turned balusters and newels with ball finials in C17 style and other original
fittings. Porch flanked by pair of octagonal lamps with scrolled iron bases on
terracotta pedestals.

Listing NGR: TQ2613782485

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Source: English Heritage

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