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Description: 53, Wimpole Street W1
Date Listed: 14 March 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 207675
OS Grid Reference: TQ2851481690
OS Grid Coordinates: 528514, 181690
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5195, -0.1491
TQ 2881 NE CITY OF WESTMINSTER WIMPOLE STREET Wl
45/67 (West side)
14.3.66 No 53
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 side astylar front. Broad semicircular arched doorway with
stucco rustication and Coade guilloche patterned imposts; panelled door, sidelights
and fanlight in plain Venetian composition. Recessed sashes, under flat gauged
arches to upper floors. Plat band over ground floor stuccowork. Parapet with
coping. Scroll pattern cast iron Victorian balcony across 1st floor. Plumbed
spike finials to area railings. Interior retains good features with stone
staircase with wrought iron balustrade, plasterwork and statuary marble
Listing NGR: TQ2851481690
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Source: English Heritage
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