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Description: 42-70, Gloucester Place W1
Date Listed: 14 January 1970
English Heritage Building ID: 209811
OS Grid Reference: TQ2789581601
OS Grid Coordinates: 527895, 181601
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5189, -0.1581
TQ 2781 NE and SE CITY OF WESTMINSTER GLOUCESTER PLACE, W1
43/114 ;54/5 (East side)
14.1.70 Nos. 42 to 70 (even).
Terrace of town houses. c.1790-1800 Portman Estate development. Stock
brick with channelled or block rusticated stucco ground floors; slate roofs
mostly concealed. 4 storeys and basements, some added mansards or full 5th
storey. Principally 3-window wide fronts (4 windows to Nos. 50, 52 and
70). Entrances principally to left (that of No. 42 in return to Blandford
Street), semicircular arched with recessed panelled doors and side lights
or pilaster jambs, decorated Coade imposts and delicately radial patterned
fanlights with lead ornament; No. 48 has Coade vermiculated rustic blocks,
voussoirs and figured keystone. Recessed sashes, some with glazing bars,
under flat gauged arches. Plat band finishing off ground floor stuccowork,
stucco crowning cornices and blocking courses. Cast iron, geometric
patterned, original 1st floor balconies. Cast iron area railings with urn
finials, Nos. 42 and 50 with original well detailed iron lampstandards
incorporated. No. 48 was the home of J.R. Godley (G.L.C. plaque). Part of
one of the most extensive and intact sequences of Georgian terraced houses
Listing NGR: TQ2789581601
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Source: English Heritage
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