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Description: 28-45, Albion Street W2
Date Listed: 9 January 1970
English Heritage Building ID: 208525
OS Grid Reference: TQ2731880997
OS Grid Coordinates: 527318, 180997
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5136, -0.1666
TQ 2781 SW and CITY OF WESTMINSTER ALBION STREET W2
53/51 ;66/13 Nos 28 to 45 (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, but No 35 with
2 extra windows over mews archway. Entrances principally to right hand of
fronts. Square headed or segmental arched doorways principally to right;
panelled doors and patterned fanlights. Recessed sash windows, a few with
glazing bars, those on upper floors under flat gauged arches. Plat band
finishing off stucco ground floors, 3rd floor sill band and stucco cornices
with blocking courses. Nos 36 to 45 with parapets. 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: TQ2731880997
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