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2 and 3, Dorset Street W1, Westminster

Description: 2 and 3, Dorset Street W1

Grade: II
Date Listed: 1 December 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 209503

OS Grid Reference: TQ2811781718
OS Grid Coordinates: 528117, 181718
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5199, -0.1548

Location: 2 Dorset Street, Paddington, Greater London W1U 7 W1H 3FB

Locality: Westminster
County: Greater London
Country: England
Postcode: W1H 3FB

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Listing Text

44/29 (north side)

Nos. 2 and 3


Pair of terraced houses, c.1790-1800 Portman Estate development in
continuation of Manchester Street q.v. Stock brick, stuccoed ground
floors, channelled at No. 2, concealed slate roofs. 4 storeys and
basement. 2-window wide fronts, semicircular arched doorways to left,
No. 2 with Coade stone guilloche patterned imposts and No. 3 with
architrave surround and keystone; panelled doors and radial patterned
fanlights. No. 2 has c.1900 canted bay window of 5 leaded lights inserted
in ground floor. No. 3 has 2 architraved ground floor windows. Recessed
sashes (apart from 1st floor French casements to No. 2), under flat gauged
red brick arches to upper floors. Plat band finishes off ground floor
stuccowork. Crowning stucco cornice and blocking course. Cast iron
geometric pattern balcony to 1st floor of No. 3 (renewed at No. 2). Cast
iron area railings ramped to standards with urn finials. Included for
group value, with Manchester Street, only.

Listing NGR: TQ2811781718

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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