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Description: 16-19, Dunraven Street W1
Date Listed: 1 December 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 209552
OS Grid Reference: TQ2799380903
OS Grid Coordinates: 527993, 180903
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5126, -0.1569
TQ 2780 NE and 2880 NW CITY OF WESTMINSTER DUNRAVEN STREET W1
Nos 16 to 19
Terrace houses. 1897-98 by Sidney R.J. Smith. Red brick and generous
stone dressings, slate roofs. Symmetrical group of 4 houses with
lively free use of Georgian and Carolean details and carving. 4
storeys, basements and attics. Each front 3 windows wide. The
central pair of gabled fronts have coupled entrances to centre,
recessed porches with curved stone hoods. 3 light through-storey
stone dressed bow windows to ground and 1st floors with carved
enrichment to aprons, consoles etc; architraved windows to upper
floors and Diocletian attic windows in gables. Continuous ornamental
cast iron balcony across 3rd floor. Flanking houses have entrances to
left and right, the doorways with enriched stone architraves and
pedimented hoods. Each has through-storey stone dressed rectangular
bay to ground and 1st floors with Venetian window on ground floor and
tripartite window with columns and entablature to 1st floor;
architraved windows to upper floors with pediments on 2nd floor and
rusticated columns to 3rd floor. Stone cornices and swept parapets.
All four houses have stone walls with cast iron railings,between ball
finialed piers, to areas.
Survey of London; Vol. XL.
Listing NGR: TQ2799380903
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Source: English Heritage
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