Description: 6-30, Westbourne Terrace W2
Date Listed: 5 February 1970
English Heritage Building ID: 207566
OS Grid Reference: TQ2656581014
OS Grid Coordinates: 526565, 181014
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5139, -0.1774
TQ 2681 SE CITY OF WESTMINSTER WESTBOURNE TERRACE, W2
52/29 (south-west side)
TQ 2681 NE
5-2-70 Nos 6 to 30 (even)
Terrace. 1840s. Probably William King and William Kingdom. Brick with stucco,
channelled to ground floor. Roof concealed. 4 storeys with basement and attic
to central and outer bays. Symmetrical composition: 9 bay central breakforward
with further breakforward of 3 bays flanked by 12-bay wings, the outer 3 bays of
which breakforward. Rusticated quoins to breakforward. Projecting Tuscan
porches flanked by tripartite window, mainly sashed. 1st floor balcony with vase
balusters. Casement windows with pediments supported on attached columns to
central bays, otherwise on corbels. The outer bays have tripartite windows in
pilastered surrounds. 2nd floor balconies to casement windows with hoods on
corbels except to outer bays. 3rd floor casement windows in architraves. Dentil and modillion cornice to outer bays. Attics have large volutes and are surmounted by parapets with vase balusters. Return of No 30 to Craven Street has 3-storey, 3-window bow with porch to ground floor.
The London Encyclopedia, C Hibbert and B Weinreb (Eds), 1983, p.942.
Listing NGR: TQ2656581014
Source: English Heritage
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