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Description: 1, Albert Gate Sw1
Date Listed: 9 January 1970
English Heritage Building ID: 208521
OS Grid Reference: TQ2790479789
OS Grid Coordinates: 527904, 179789
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5026, -0.1586
TQ 2779 NE CITY OF WESTMINSTER ALBERT GATE SW1
9.1.70 No 1
Mansion, now embassy. Mid C19. Painted stucco. Italianate style. Main block
of five storeys, three windows wide to Albert Gate; returns also three windows,
plus four-window three storey wing to rear. Rustication to ground floor.
Central entrance in Doric porch with paired columns. Windows square headed,
pedimented to first floor with flanking Corinthian half columns. Architraves to
upper windows. Windows mainly sashed, with small panes. Balconies to first and
second floors. Cornice of a pair with glazed mansard. Balustraded area. One of
a pair with 2 Albert Gate.
Listing NGR: TQ2790479789
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Source: English Heritage
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