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Description: Dorland Hotel
Date Listed: 5 February 1970
English Heritage Building ID: 207565
OS Grid Reference: TQ2630481388
OS Grid Coordinates: 526304, 181388
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5173, -0.1811
TQ 2681 SW CITY OF WESTMINSTER WESTBOURNE TERRACE, W2
51/9 (north-east) side) Dorland Hotel
(formerly listed as
Nos 121 to 141 (odd))
Hotel, formerly terrace of grand houses. Circa 1840. Probably by William King
and Wiliam Kingdom. Stucco. Some slate mansards. 4 storeys, some attic
mansards but full attic storeys to centre 6 bays. Each house unit 2 windows
wide. Centre 6 bays and end 4 bays of composition set forward slightly with
rusticated quoins. Channelling to ground floor. Projecting Greek Doric porches
only to ends, with widely spaced paired columns (probably an alteration).
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. Sashes, plate glass. Guilloche band above
second floor. Rich dentil cornice above third floor and subsidiary cornice to
attic of centre houses. Cast iron area railings. Returns to left and right with
similar treatment. Rear elevation rebuilt. 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: TQ2630481388
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Source: English Heritage
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