2-8, Carlos Place W1, Westminster
Description: 2-8, Carlos Place W1
Date Listed: 6 October 1982
English Heritage Building ID: 208969
OS Grid Reference: TQ2857480665
OS Grid Coordinates: 528574, 180665
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5103, -0.1486
Location: Mount Street, Westminster, London W1K 3 W1Y 5AE
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TQ 2880 NE CITY OF WESTMINSTER CARLOS PLACE W1
Nos 2 to 8 (consec)
A quadrant block of houses 1891-93 by J E Trollope of Giles, Gough and Trollope. Red
brick with lavish Portland stone dressings, slate roofs. Free English/Flemish
Renaissance style. Four storeys, basement and attic storey with dormers and shaped and
straight gables. Effective rhythm of canted bay windows through storeys, balustraded
parapets and gables, enlivened on alternate houses by bands of carved brick Renaissance
decorative ornament. The canted bays, with mullioned lights and glazing bars and
leading, are in some cases capped with ogee copper roofs. Semicircular arched and
recessed porches. No 8 has a polygonal bay window to corner and a 2 storey rear wing
the upper part timber framed. Basement areas have ornamental cast iron railings.
Panelled stone and brick chimney stacks prominent on ridge of roof. Part of the
1880s-90s rebuilding of Mount Street for the Grosvenor Estate. Prominent corner
Survey of London Vol XL.
Listing NGR: TQ2857480665
Source: English Heritage
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