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Description: 1-23, Albion Street W2
Date Listed: 9 January 1970
English Heritage Building ID: 208523
OS Grid Reference: TQ2728781005
OS Grid Coordinates: 527287, 181005
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5136, -0.1670
TQ 2781 SW and CITY OF WESTMINSTER ALBION STREET W2
53/50 ;66/4 Nos 1 to 23 (consec.)
Range of terraced houses. c.1830-35, some alterations. Probably by
George Gutch. Brown brick with channelled stuccoed ground floors,
slate roofs. 4 storeys and basements. Each front 2 windows wide.
Entrances principally to right hand of fronts. Semicircular arched
doorways with panelled doors and patterned fanlights. Recessed sash
windows, a few with glazing bars, those on upper floors under flat
gauged arches. Platband finishing off stucco ground floors, 3rd floor
sill band and stucco cornices with blocking courses. Cast iron geometric
patterned 1st floor balconies. Cast iron spear head railings. Part of
the early phase of the Tyburnia development planned by S. P. Cockerell
in 1827 for the Bishop of London's Estate (Church Commissioners), but
laid out to a modified plan by Cockerell's successor George Gutch.
"The History of Tyburnia"; G. Toplis,
Country Life 15, 22 November 1973
Listing NGR: TQ2728781005
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