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42 and 43, Wimpole Street W1, Westminster

Description: 42 and 43, Wimpole Street W1

Grade: II
Date Listed: 5 February 1970
English Heritage Building ID: 207671

OS Grid Reference: TQ2852581762
OS Grid Coordinates: 528525, 181762
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5202, -0.1489

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

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

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Listing Text

45/47 (East side)
Nos 42 and 43
Terraced-town houses. 1770s Portland Estate development, probably by John
White (some early to mid C19 alterations to No 43). Stock brick with
channelled stucco ground floors: slate roofs, 4 storeys and basements. 3-
window wide astylar fronts. Broad semicircular arched doorway to right of
No 42 with stucco rustication and Coade head keystone, No 43 with stucco Ionic
columned porch to right; panelled doors, sidelights and patterned fanlights in
plain Venetian window composition. Recessed sashes under flat gauged arches to
upper floors. Plat bands over ground floors, with guilloche enrichment to No
43 which also has 2nd and 3rd floor sill bands and dentil cornice below parapet
with coping. No 42 has cast iron Victorian window guards to 1st floor. Cast iron
balcony to No 43. Flambé urn finials to wrought iron area railings. Interiors
not inspected.

Listing NGR: TQ2852581762

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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