Description: 22 and 23, Grosvenor Square W1 (See Details for Further Address Information)
Date Listed: 1 December 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 209973
OS Grid Reference: TQ2825080864
OS Grid Coordinates: 528250, 180864
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5122, -0.1532
TQ 2880 NE CITY OF WESTMINSTER GROSVENOR SQUARE,
68/19 W. 1
Nos. 22 and 23
(Including No. 43
Town mansion with main elevation to North Audley Street. 1906-07 by
Read and Macdonald. Portland stone, slate roof. Free Classicism with
English Baroque and French mid C.18 details. 3 storeys, basement and
full attic storey above entablature with dormered mansard above. 9
windows wide with slight asymmetry of extra bay to north, read as a
tripartite composition. Banded rustication to ground floor, the
entrance in central 2 storey slightly advanced bay with keystone
lintelled portal flanked by short screen walls terminating in panelled
piers with urn finials; bay window above flanked by pairs of Ionic
columns. 2 storey canted bays flanking,with prominent keystones to
ground floor lights and 1st floors, articulated by Ionic columns
carrying entablatures and parapets; intervening bays with pedimented
cross-mullion windows. Shallow architraves to 2nd and attic floor
windows. Recessed wing with similar details has canted end to corner
of square with Ionic columned 1st floor corner window. 2-storey and
basement 4-window wing to north with balustraded parapet. Interior
altered but retains some ceilings and elements of original decoration
on 1st floor.
Survey of London; Vol. XL.
Listing NGR: TQ2824880868
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