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Description: 17, Duchess Mews W1
Date Listed: 1 December 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 209530
OS Grid Reference: TQ2878481661
OS Grid Coordinates: 528784, 181661
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5192, -0.1452
TQ 2881 NE CITY OF WESTMINSTER DUCHESS MEWS, Wl
Corner mews building. Edwardian rebuild probably incorporating east
garden front of c,1775-76 associated with James Adam's No. 17 Portland
Place q.v. Stock brick with fine rubbed red brick dressings and stuccoed
east front; slate roof. 2 storeys. 5 windows wide with 3 window return
to Duchess Street and 3 bay garden front. Entrance front has central
semi-elliptical arched doorway with keyblock and label mould over and
stone dressed entrance in left bay with bold consoles to cornice-hood.
Broad central 1st floor window and smaller windows flanking; recessed
glazing bar sashes under cambered gauged arches. Stone dentil cornice and
blocking course. Duchess Street return similar, the outer bays with
shallow semicircular arched recesses. The rear stuccoed elevation has
triple arcading with lunette lights and impost string. Cast iron area
railings to Duchess street. Included for group value only.
Listing NGR: TQ2878381663
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Source: English Heritage
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