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Description: Connaught Hotel
Date Listed: 1 December 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 208970
OS Grid Reference: TQ2849480654
OS Grid Coordinates: 528494, 180654
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5102, -0.1498
TQ 2880 NW and NE CITY OF WESTMINSTER CARLOS PLACE W1
Built as the Coburg Hotel. 1894-96 by Lewis Isaacs and H L Florence. Red brick with
lavish stone dressings, slate roof. Free Jacobean-Renaissance style. Five storeys,
basement and gabled attics with later dormers inserted. Four bay pavilions to Carlos
Place and to Mount Street and wide slightly recessed quadrant centre block of 11 bays
to corner. Stone mullioned-transomed flat arched windows, with sash lights, stone
panelled aprons. Balustraded stone entrance porch with early C20 projecting iron and
glass canopy. Four storey canted stone mullioned bay window, with balustraded parapet,
terminating Carlos Place pavilion. Band courses and sill courses and above main course
sections of balustrade between dormers and gables. Heavy balustraded and bracketed
balconies on first and second floors. Stone area parapet pierced with sections of
balustrading. Part of the 1880s-90s rebuilding of Mount Street for the Grosvenor
Estate. Prominent corner site.
Survey of London Vol XL.
Listing NGR: TQ2849480654
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Source: English Heritage
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