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85, Wimpole Street W1, Westminster

Description: 85, Wimpole Street W1

Grade: II
Date Listed: 1 December 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 207684

OS Grid Reference: TQ2860881397
OS Grid Coordinates: 528608, 181397
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5169, -0.1479

Location: Wimpole Street, Paddington, Greater London W1G 9 W1M 7DB

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

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Listing Text

56/22 (west side)
No 85
- II
Terrace house. 1913 by F M Elgood. Portland stone ashlar faced, slate roof. Four
storeys, basement and set back steep mansard. Austerely detailed elevation combining
Arts and Crafts with mid C18 French touches. Ground floor has recessed doorway with
shallow bolection architrave balanced to left by recessed window. Between them and
with wall plane advanced is a flush framed glazing bar sash window. Above rises a
shallow canted bay through first, second and third floors with flush framed glazing bar
sash lights in shallow bolection architraves. Raised panels over first and second
floor windows give cambered arch effect and the window architraves suggest vertical
"ribs" on the bay. The bay dies into the boldly projecting cornice borne each end of
festooned console-corbels. Console bracketed first floor balcony divided in 2 parts by
the bay window.

Listing NGR: TQ2860881397

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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