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94, Great Portland Street W1, Westminster

Description: 94, Great Portland Street W1

Grade: II
Date Listed: 25 February 1982
English Heritage Building ID: 209900

OS Grid Reference: TQ2901481625
OS Grid Coordinates: 529014, 181625
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5188, -0.1419

Location: B506, Paddington, Greater London W1W 7 W1N 5PB

Locality: Westminster
County: Greater London
Country: England
Postcode: W1N 5PB

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Listing Text

46/20 W1
25.2.82 No. 94 (includes former
No 34 Langham Street)
- II
Terrace house on corner. Later C18. Rebuilt stock brick with red brick dressings,
slate roof. 4 storeys. 3 windows wide. Ground floor has later C20 showroom
inserted. Upper floors have recessed renewed glazing bar sashes under flat gauged
arches. Moulded cornice over 2nd floor, parapet with coping. Return to Langham
Street of 2 bays with gable end, has recessed sashes in stucco reveals with stone
sills and flat gauged arches. Continuous with this side and now part of same
premises, the former No. 34 Langham Street has a 2 window front, with semicircular
arched doorway to left, recessed flat arched sashes, cornice over 2nd floor. Inside
the latter retains entrance hall and geometrical stone staircase and wrought iron
balustrade, the lower flight with spiral and leaf ornament; 1st floor front room
with mid C19 moulded cornice. The former No. 34 was the residence of Sir Charles
Barry from 1828 to 1841. Marconi also lived here and is said to have made his first
radio transmissions from the house.

Listing NGR: TQ2901481625

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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