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Description: 1-8, Dorset Square Nw1
Date Listed: 10 September 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 209499
OS Grid Reference: TQ2776082064
OS Grid Coordinates: 527760, 182064
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5230, -0.1598
TQ 2782 SE CITY OF WESTMINSTER DORSET SQUARE, NW1
10.9.54 Nos. 1 to 8(consec.)
Terraced town houses forming east side of square. c.1815-20 Portman
Estate development. Stock brick with stucco ground floors mostly banded;
concealed slate roofs. Symmetrically balanced block with central pair
(Nos. 4 and 5) slightly advanced. 4 storeys and basement. 3-window wide
fronts apart from No. 1 with 4 windows and the central pair with 2 each.
Doorways symmetrically placed to left and right, semicircular arched with
panelled doors flanked by Greek Doric columns in antis carrying Greek key
enriched doorheads below patterned fanlights (apart from Nos. 6, 7 and
8). Recessed sashes, some with glazing bars, under flat gauged arches to
upper floors, those of central pair with stuccoed flat arches and
keyblocks. Plat band over ground floor. Crowning stucco cornice and
blocking course. Cast iron geometric pattern balconies across 1st floor
and Nos. 1, 2 and 8 with good iron trellis standard verandahs with tent
roofs. Cast iron area railings with urn finials.
Listing NGR: TQ2776082064
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Source: English Heritage
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