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Description: Corner House
Date Listed: 1 December 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 209893
OS Grid Reference: TQ3011879233
OS Grid Coordinates: 530118, 179233
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4971, -0.1269
TQ 3079 SW CITY OF WESTMINSTER GREAT PETER STREET,
(Including No. 11
Cowley Street and 8 Little
A pair of town houses on corner site. 1911 by Edwin Lutyens for
Lady Norman and Hon. F. Maclaren. Fine red brick with sparing Portland
stone dressings, tiled roof. Restrained neo-Georgian, carefully
proportioned but with the windows scaled up. 3 storeys and 2 tiers of
dormers in steep mansard. 9 windows wide with 4-window return to Little
College Street and 3-window return to Cowley Street with lower 2 storey
rear portion to north. Doorways almost adjoining to centre of Great Peter
Street front, stone architraves with plain keyblocks and cornices over.
Recessed glazing bar sashes under flat gauged arches. Stone plinth.
Prominent stone eaves cornice; close set sashed dormers with flat lead
roofs and cheeks. The pair holds an important site in relation to Cowley
Listing NGR: TQ3011979238
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Source: English Heritage
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