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18-20, Wimpole Street W1, Westminster

Description: 18-20, Wimpole Street W1

Grade: II
Date Listed: 1 December 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 207664

OS Grid Reference: TQ2859181556
OS Grid Coordinates: 528591, 181556
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5183, -0.1481

Location: Wimpole Street, Paddington, Greater London W1G 8 W1M 7AD

Locality: Westminster
County: Greater London
Country: England
Postcode: W1M 7AD

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Listing Text

45/101 (East side)
Nos 18 to 20(consec)
Terraced town houses. 1760s Portland Estate development with c1840-50 refacing.
Stock brick with channelled stucco ground floors (alternating vermiculated
bands at Nos 18 and 19) and stucco dressings; slate roofs. 4 storeys (No 20
with dormered mansard) on basements. 3-window wide astylar fronts. Semicircular
arched doorways to Nos 19 and 20 with vermiculated dressings and voussoirs to
No 19; No 18 has square headed doorway and Doric columned and balustraded
stucco porch; panelled doors, No 19 with side lights and moulded doorhead-under
patterned fanlight, and side light and rectangular fanlight to No 18. Recessed
sashes, those on upper floors in architraves, eared on 2nd and 3rd floors, the
1st floor windows with pulvinated friezes and cornices on consoles with the
centre windows pedimented. Plat band over ground floor and crowning cornice
with blocking course. Nos 18 and 19 have continuous stucco balcony on bold
pendant ornamented brackets with low balustrading, carried out over porch of No
18. No 20 has iron balustraded balcony on brackets. No 18 has plumbed spike
finialed area railings. Nos 19 and 20 have wrought iron area railings with
flambé urn finials. Interiors retain stone staircases with scrolled wrought
iron balustrades, some original plasterwork and chimneypieces; etc.

Listing NGR: TQ2859281558

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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