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Description: 50, Albemarle Street W1
Date Listed: 24 February 1958
English Heritage Building ID: 208517
OS Grid Reference: TQ2910480419
OS Grid Coordinates: 529104, 180419
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5080, -0.1411
TQ 2980 SW CITY OF WESTMINSTER ALBEMARLE STREET W1
Terraced town house, c. 1710-20. Stuccoed front with slate roof.
4 storeys basement and dormered mansard. 3 windows wide. Doorway
to right with stone doorcase with moulded cornice hood on carved
consoles. Revealed segmental arched sash windows, no glazing
bars, with keystones reaching up to plat bands above. Plat band
between each floor and bracketed main cornice. c. 1800 wrought iron
balconettes to 1st floor. Interior largely intact, doorcases,
dados, cornices etc. including fine staircase, open string with
carved brackets to tread ends, twisted balusters and mahogany
handrail swept to columnar newels. The house was the original
residence of John Murray, the founder of the publishers of that
name and has many literary associations.
Listing NGR: TQ2910480419
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Source: English Heritage
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