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69, Wimpole Street W1, Westminster

Description: 69, Wimpole Street W1

Grade: II
Date Listed: 5 February 1970
English Heritage Building ID: 207679

OS Grid Reference: TQ2856781533
OS Grid Coordinates: 528567, 181533
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5181, -0.1484

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

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

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Listing Text

45/108 (West side)
No 69
Terraced town house. 1770s Portland Estate development, mid C19 alterations
to front. Stucco faced with the ground floor channelled with alternate bands
of vermiculation; slate roof. 4 storeys and basement. 2 windows wide. Square
headed doorway to left with keystone; panelled door and fanlight. Tripartite
ground floor sash window and recessed sashes to upper floors in architrave
surrounds, those on 1st floor with pulvinated friezes and cornices on consoles,
those above with architraves eared. Stucco balcony on pendant ornamental brackets
and with Victorian enriched scrolled ironwork balustrade, to 1st floor; sill band
to 2nd floor and crowning cornice with blocking course. Cast iron spear head
area railings. Interior retains some original features with wrought iron balustraded
stone staircase, some plasterwork and marble chimneypieces; etc.

Listing NGR: TQ2856781533

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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