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Description: 51, Wimpole Street W1
Date Listed: 5 February 1970
English Heritage Building ID: 207674
OS Grid Reference: TQ2850881706
OS Grid Coordinates: 528508, 181706
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5197, -0.1492
TQ 2881 NW and NE CITY OF WESTMINSTER WIMPOLE STREET W1
44/32 ;45/63 (west side)
5.2.70 No 51
Terraced town house. 1770s Portland Estate development, probably by John White.
Stock brick with channelled stucco ground floor; slate roof. 4 storeys and
basement. 3-window wide astylar front. Broad semicircular arched doorway to
left with stucco rustications; panelled door, side lights and patterned fanlight
in plain Venetian composition. Ground floor 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.
Scrolled cast iron Victorian balcony across 1st floor. Wrought iron area
railings with urn finials. Interior retains good features with
geometrical staircase with wrought iron balustrade, plasterwork and statuary
marble Ionic columned or pilastered chimneypieces; etc.
Listing NGR: TQ2850881706
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Source: English Heritage
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