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Description: 131, Park Lane W1 (See Details for Further Address Information)
Date Listed: 24 February 1958
English Heritage Building ID: 209555
OS Grid Reference: TQ2795180893
OS Grid Coordinates: 527951, 180893
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5125, -0.1575
Tq 2780 NE CITY OF WESTMINSTER DUNRAVEN STREET W1
24.2.58 No. 22 (Including
No. 131 Park Lane)
Terrace house with west elevation to Park Lane. 1758 with alterations
in 1802 designed by Soane but executed with differences by
John Spiller, subsequent early and mid C.20 alterations. Stucco faced
with slate roof. 4 storeys, basement and dormered mansard. 4 windows
wide. Channelled ground floor with entrance in 2nd bay from right,
having an enclosed porch, now projecting to pavement but originally
shallower, the segmental arch, panelled pilaster strips and roses in
Spandrels as well as the narrow semicircular arched side lights may
be remnants of Soane's design, later balustraded parapet. Recessed
sash windows, no glazing bars, with shallow eared architraves on upper
floors. Plat bands, sill bands and cornice and parapet. To Park Lane
a series of stepped segmental bows are the executed variants on
Soane's proposals, the columns of the 1st floor glazed-in verandah,a
design of 1914; the 2nd floor verandah with coupled square piers and
segmental arches still rather Soanian with wrought iron railing and
plain wrought iron railing above. Early C.19 cast iron area railings
with acanthus pommel finials.
Survey of London; Vol. XL.
Listing NGR: TQ2795180893
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