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Description: 70-106, Westbourne Terrace (See Details for Further Address Information)
Date Listed: 5 February 1970
English Heritage Building ID: 207568
OS Grid Reference: TQ2635281240
OS Grid Coordinates: 526352, 181240
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5160, -0.1804
TQ 2681 SW CITY OF WESTMINSTER WESTBOURNE TERRACE, W2
51/17 (south-west side)
5.2.70 Nos 70 to 106 (even)
(including 1 to 3
(consec.) Chilworth St).
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 70-72. Each house 2 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
70,72,86, 88 and simplified to Nos 74,76 and 78). Subsidiary cornice to attic
of centre houses. Cast iron area 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 Hibbert (Eds), 1983, p.942.
Listing NGR: TQ2635281240
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