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Description: 1, Connaught Street W2
Date Listed: 9 January 1970
English Heritage Building ID: 209321
OS Grid Reference: TQ2755881148
OS Grid Coordinates: 527558, 181148
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5149, -0.1631
TQ 2781 SE CITY OF WESTMINSTER CONNAUGHT STREET, W2
54/69 (south side)
Corner bank. c.1850-60. Channelled stucco; concealed slate roof. Rich
Italianate arcaded casino design. Single tall storey. 6-window wide
arcaded with 2 main window bays flanking centre pair and narrow end
windows; one main entrance bay and narrow window to splayed Edgware Road
return arcade. Architraved doorway recessed in arcade bay with inset Ionic
columns; the main window bays to Connaught Street with Ionic pilasters.
Deep impost entablature to arcade run in over door and window heads with
lunettes above; the channelling struck to arcade arches with vermiculated
voussoir pattern and keystones. Modillion crowning cornice and balustraded
parapet with taller dies.
Listing NGR: TQ2755881148
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Source: English Heritage
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