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105-115, Baker Street W1, Westminster

Description: 105-115, Baker Street W1

Grade: II
Date Listed: 9 January 1970
English Heritage Building ID: 208576

OS Grid Reference: TQ2792581873
OS Grid Coordinates: 527925, 181873
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5213, -0.1575

Location: 1 Bickenhall Street, Paddington, Greater London W1U 6 W1M 1FE

Locality: Westminster
County: Greater London
Country: England
Postcode: W1M 1FE

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Listing Text

9.1.70 (No 109) Nos. 105 to 115 (odd).

Terrace of town houses with some later shop fronts inserted. c.1789
Portman Estate development; Nos. 105 and 111 facades rebuilt in facsimile.
Yellow stock brick with Coade stone dressings; slate roofs. Symmetrical,
finely proportioned terrace with Nos. 105 and 115 as slightly advanced
terminal pavilions. 4 storeys, including attic storey, and dormered
mansards to Nos. 105, 111 and 113. Each front 3 windows wide except for
4-window front of No. 111. Nos. 107, 109 and 115 retain original entrances
with panelled doors, half columns and delicately patterned fanlights,
recessed in semicircular arched openings with Coade, vermiculated quoins,
guilloche imposts, vermiculated spaced voussoirs and mask keystones. Upper
floors have recessed glazing bar sashes, under flat gauged arches on 2nd
and 3rd floors, those on 1st floor semicircular arched and recessed for one
order with linking impost string and sill band creating arcade effect.
Anthemion ornamented band course over 2nd floor; crowning mutule cornice
and blocking course. No. 109 has delicate cast iron balcony to 1st floor.
The terrace balances Nos. 94 to 114 and 118 to 124 (even) q.v., opposite.

Listing NGR: TQ2792581873

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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