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44 and 45, Wimpole Street W1, Westminster

Description: 44 and 45, Wimpole Street W1

Grade: II
Date Listed: 1 December 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 207672

OS Grid Reference: TQ2848581760
OS Grid Coordinates: 528485, 181760
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5202, -0.1495

Location: Weymouth Street, Paddington, Greater London W1G 8 W1M 7DG

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

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Listing Text

44/25 ;45/ 50 (West side)
Nos 44 and 45
Terraced town houses. 1770s Portland estate development with mid C19 alterations
and c.1900 wing to Weymouth Street return of No 44. Stock brick with stucco
dressings and channelled stucco ground floor. 4 storeys (No 45 with dormered mansard)
on basements. 3-window wide astylar fronts. Semicircular arched doorways adjoining,
to left and right, with plain imposts, rustic voussoirs and masked Coade keystones;
panelled doors, side lights and fanlights in plain Venetian composition. Recessed
sashes (French windows to 1st floor of No 44) in stucco architraves to upper floors,
those on 1st and 2nd floors of No 44 eared, and with consoled cornices on 1st floor;
attic floor of No 44 without architraves. The return of No 44 has stucco
channelling carved onto single storey c1900 wing with 3 bay loggia articulated
by Baroque tapered antae with festooned capitals. Plat band over ground floor
and 1st floor sill course to No 45. Main cornice over 2nd floor; attic parapet
with coping. Victorian cast iron balcony to 1st floor of No 44. Plumbed spike
finials to cast iron area railings. Interiors not inspected.

Listing NGR: TQ2848581760

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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