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Grosvenor Hotel, Westminster

Description: Grosvenor Hotel

Grade: II*
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

Location: A3214, Westminster, London SW1W 0 SW1W 0PP

Locality: Westminster
County: Greater London
Country: England
Postcode: SW1W 0PP

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Listing Text

98/53 (south-east side)
Grosvenor Hotel


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

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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