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(Including Railings), Westminster

Description: (Including Railings)

Grade: II
Date Listed: 4 February 1975
English Heritage Building ID: 208895

OS Grid Reference: TQ2919979480
OS Grid Coordinates: 529199, 179480
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4995, -0.1401

Location: Buckingham Gate, Westminster, London SW1E 6 SW1E 6LB

Locality: Westminster
County: Greater London
Country: England
Postcode: SW1E 6LB

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Listing Text

99/5 (west side)
No 20 (including railings)

Substantial terrace house. 1895, Sir Reginald Blomfield. Red brick, stone
dressings, slate roof. Flemish manner with stepped gable. 4 storeys, gable
storey and basement; irregular facade. 2 main bays. Entrance in archway to left
with carved capitals and tiny domed oriel over. To right a wide projecting
square cornered bay window rising from basement to second floor, with tented
copper roof and polygonal oriel to first floor with copper half-dome and finial.
Mullioned and transomed windows, casements, leaden lights. Rich decorative
frieze of carved brickwork with figures and acanthus scroll. Stepped gable with
Seralin window and central column above rising to finial. Pinnacles to sides.
Patterned blind arches above some of windows with polychrome decoration.
Ornamental metal ship emblem to right above ground floor. Elaborate leadwork.
Wrought iron railings of original design. Interior not inspected. An early
work of Blomfield's.

Listing NGR: TQ2919979480

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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