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Description: 46-48, Wimpole Street W1
Date Listed: 5 February 1970
English Heritage Building ID: 207673
OS Grid Reference: TQ2850281739
OS Grid Coordinates: 528502, 181739
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5200, -0.1493
TQ 2881 NW and NE CITY OF WESTMINSTER WIMPOLE STREET W1
44/28 ;45/58 (West side)
5.2.70 Nos 46 to 48 consec.
Terraced town house. 1770s Portland estate development, probably by John White.
Stock brick with channelled stucco ground floors; slate roofs. 4 storeys and
basements. 3-window wide astylar fronts. Broad semi-circular arched doorways to
right with stucco rustication and Coade head keystones; panelled doors, side lights
and fanlights in a plain Venetian composition. No 46 has altered ground floor
windows and No 48 has c1900 tripartite stucco pilastered window with entablature in
antis; recessed sashes to upper floors under flat gauged arches. Plat band over
ground floor stuccowork. Parapet with coping. Scrollwork cast iron Victorian
balconies to 1st floor. Plumbed spike finialed area railings and No 46 retaining
original flambé urn finialed railings. Good interior features with stone
geometrical staircases with wrought iron balustrades, plasterwork and statuary
marble chimneypieces, etc.
Listing NGR: TQ2850281739
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Source: English Heritage
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