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79-119, Westbourne Terrace W2, Westminster

Description: 79-119, Westbourne Terrace W2

Grade: II
Date Listed: 1 December 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 207564

OS Grid Reference: TQ2639781287
OS Grid Coordinates: 526397, 181287
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5164, -0.1798

Location: Westbourne Terrace, Paddington, Greater London W2 6QT

Locality: Westminster
County: Greater London
Country: England
Postcode: W2 6QT

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Listing Text

51/19 (north-east side)
Nos 79 to 119 (odd)
Grand terrace of houses. Circa 1840. Probably by William King and William
Kingdom. Stucco. Some slate mansards. 4 storeys, full attic storey to centre
houses and later attic with C20 windows to Nos 79-81,91,107,117 and 119. Each
house 2 windows wide (centre house of 3 windows wide). Centre 7 houses and end
pairs break forward slightly with rusticated quoins. Channelling to ground
floor. Projecting Greek Doric porches, colonnade to ground floor of centre
pair. Panelled studded doors. Continuous first floor bombé balcony. First
floor windows pedimented and flanked by fluted Corinthian columns. Second floor
windows corniced. All windows architraved above ground floor. Mainly sashes,
plate glass. French casements to first floor. Guilloche band above second
floor. Rich dentil cornice above third floor (removed to Nos 79 to 81,
simplified to Nos 85,103 and 105). Subsidiary cornice to attic of central
houses. Cast iron railings. Returns to left and right with 3-storey
semicircular bow windows. Integral part of grand scheme with other houses in
Westbourne Terrace.
The London Encyclopedia, B Weinreb and C Hibbert (Eds), 1983, p.942.

Listing NGR: TQ2639781287

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Source: English Heritage

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