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51, Wimpole Street W1, Westminster

Description: 51, Wimpole Street W1

Grade: II
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

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

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

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Listing Text

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

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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