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Description: 33-36, Wimpole Street W1
Date Listed: 14 March 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 207669
OS Grid Reference: TQ2855081686
OS Grid Coordinates: 528550, 181686
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5195, -0.1486
TQ 2881 NE CITY OF WESTMINSTER WIMPOLE STREET, W1
45/59 (East side)
14.3.66 Nos 33 to 36(consec)
Terraced town houses. 1770s Portland Estate development, probably by John
White. Stock brick; slate roofs. 4 or 5 storeys on basements. 3-window wide
astylar fronts. Broad semicircular arched doorways to left and adjoining at Nos
33 and 34; Nos 33, 34 and 36 have stucco rustications, with Coade head
keystones and imposts; panelled doors, side lights and patterned fanlights in
Venetian window composition (except for No 35), that of No 36 with Ionic
columned jambs; No 35 has Ionic columns projecting from reveals with
entablature carried in over pilaster jambs and doorhead. Recessed sashes, under
flat gauged arches. Nos 35 and 36 have bracketed cornices over 2nd floor.
Parapets with copings. Geometric patterned cast iron balconies to 1st floors.
Plumbed spike finials to cast iron area railings at No 34, the rest with
wrought iron railings with flambe urn finials and No 33 with good scrolled and
urn patterned bracketed lampholders. Interiors retain geometrical staircases
with wrought iron balustrades, cornices and friezes, good wreathed plasterwork
ceilings to some of 1st floor rooms, statuary marble chimneypieces; etc.
Listing NGR: TQ2855081686
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Source: English Heritage
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