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Description: 21, Arlington Street Sw1
Date Listed: 24 February 1958
English Heritage Building ID: 208552
OS Grid Reference: TQ2909480280
OS Grid Coordinates: 529094, 180280
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5067, -0.1413
TQ 2980 SW CITY OF WESTMINSTER ARLINGTON STREET, SW1
24.2.58 No 21
Town mansion. 1738 by G. Leoni for the 2nd Viscount Shannon, with
repairs and alterations by Chambers for the 3rd Viscount Weymouth in
1769 and with mid-C19 alterations to facade. Brown brick, stone
dressings, slate roof. 3 storeys, basement and 2 tiers of dormers
in mansard. 4 windows wide. Entrance in 2nd bay from right with
semi-circular arched doorway with sculpted keystone and patterned
fanlight in enclosed stone porch of Ionic columns, pulvinated frieze
and bracketed cornice. Sash windows, no glazing bars, recessed in
stone architraves, those on 1st floor with consoles and pediments.
1st floor plat band and sill band. Stone cornice below parapet with
coping. Wrought iron area railings, returned up steps to porch, with
lampholders. Fine interiors retaining elements of 1740s work including
large chimney piece in Kent manner, doorcases etc., and Chambers'
work; rich stucco work in stair compartment, coffered ceiling, etc.
Listing NGR: TQ2909080278
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Source: English Heritage
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