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Description: 68-82, Fifth Avenue W10
Date Listed: 1 December 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 209715
OS Grid Reference: TQ2417182665
OS Grid Coordinates: 524171, 182665
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5293, -0.2113
TQ 2482 NW CITY OF WESTMINSTER FIFTH AVENUE, W10
17/12 (east side)
Nos 68 to 82 (even)
Terrace. 1880 on plaque. By Austin and Roland Plumbe. For Queen's Park Estate
of the Artisans, Labourers and General Dwellings Company. Yellow brick in
Flemish bond with irregular red brick banding and detailing. Welsh slate roof
with bands of fish-scale tiling to tower roof. 2 storeys, each house 2 bays with
2-bay projecting end block to south with pyramidal roof forming tower feature.
Free 'Gothic Style. 'Gabled porches on corbels contain paired entrances with
half-glazed doors with overlights under red gauged brick keyed arches. Ceramic
date plaque to porch gable and painted coping. Paired sashes with dividing
colonette and painted lintels. Above sashes, some with margin lights with sills
on corbels and painted lintels. Moulded brick eaves course. Coping to party
wall and corniced stack. End house to south has entrance to return wall and is
treated as tower with paired sashes to both floors and pyramidal roof with
finial. This terrace, together with Nos 67-81, 83-97 and 84-98 (qv) forms a
balanced group of terraces with 'tower' features to north and south which in turn
forms part of the main street of the Estate.
Listing NGR: TQ2417182665
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Source: English Heritage
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