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Description: 10, Duchess Street W1
Date Listed: 10 September 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 209533
OS Grid Reference: TQ2878181628
OS Grid Coordinates: 528781, 181628
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5189, -0.1453
TQ 2881 NE CITY OF WESTMINSTER DUCHESS STREET, W1
10.9.54 No. 10
Mews building, now part of British Medical Association. c.1769-71 by
Robert Adam, as the stable-coach house to Chandos House, Queen Anne
Street q.v.; quite sympathetically altered c.1924 by Arthur Bolton.
Stucco, slate roof. Distinctive neo-classical composition. 3 storeys. 3
bays wide, the centre taller. Central carriage archway in channelled
surround, with flanking piers; above through 1st and 2nd floors the centre
is flanked by pairs of pilasters of the Tower of the Winds order
supporting enriched frieze, dentil cornice and parapet with dies
ornamented with oval rosettes. The lower outer bays,with windows in 2
storeys, are surmounted by anthemion iron cresting. The whole composition
is flanked by panelled piers crowned by sphinxes.
Listing NGR: TQ2878981604
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Source: English Heritage
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