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Description: Grosvenor Hotel
Date Listed: 9 January 1970
English Heritage Building ID: 208914
OS Grid Reference: TQ2884779042
OS Grid Coordinates: 528847, 179042
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4956, -0.1453
TQ 2879 SE CITY OF WESTMINSTER BUCKINGHAM PALACE ROAD SW1
98/53 (south-east side)
Hotel. 1860 - 1. J. T. Knowles.Carving carried out by Daymond and Sons. Yellow
brick, Bath stone. Shaped slate mansard roof. 5 storeys. 19 bays wide. End
pairs of bays set forward slightly with pavilion roofs. Ground floor
rusticated. Central entrance. Windows arched except to third floor. Gauged
brick heads. First floor with pilasters between windows and carved spandrels
with portrait heads and naturalistic foliage. Second floor windows corniced on
carved consoles, those to pavilions pedimented. Fourth floor similar to first
but lower; rich cornice; much carved decoration. Continuous first floor balcony
and second floor balcony, both with naturalistic leaf decoration. One
of the first buildings in London to use the French pavilion roof.
London Vol I. N Pevsner.
Listing NGR: TQ2884779042
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Source: English Heritage
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