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Part of Royal Institution, Westminster

Description: Part of Royal Institution

Grade: I
Date Listed: 9 January 1970
English Heritage Building ID: 208513

OS Grid Reference: TQ2902380601
OS Grid Coordinates: 529023, 180601
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5096, -0.1422

Location: Albemarle Street, Westminster, London W1S 4 W1X 3HF

Locality: Westminster
County: Greater London
Country: England
Postcode: W1X 3HF

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Listing Text


70/20 No 20 (part of Royal
9.1.70 Institution)


Terrace house, late C18, remodelled internally early and late C19.
Yellow stock brick, slate roof. 4 storeys, basement and dormered
mansard. 5 windows wide. Altered ground floor with 3 bay early to
mid C20 shop front and semicircular arched doorway to right with
fanlight, in stucco surround with consoles carrying entablature. Upper
floors have revealed sash windows, no glazing bars, under flat gauged
arches. Moulded stone cornice over 2nd floor. Parapet with coping.
Area railings of cast iron with urn finials. Early C19 interior with
cornices, doorcases, stone staircase with wrought iron balustrade,
chimneypiece with Wedgwood plaque brought in from No 32 Soho Square,
Sir Joseph Banks' house. No 20 was incorporated into the Royal
Institution in 1894.

Listing NGR: TQ2902380601

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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