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13, Harley Street W1, Westminster

Description: 13, Harley Street W1

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 10 September 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 210096

OS Grid Reference: TQ2870881437
OS Grid Coordinates: 528708, 181437
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5172, -0.1464

Location: Harley Street, Paddington, Greater London W1G 9 W1N 1DA

Locality: Westminster
County: Greater London
Country: England
Postcode: W1N 1DA

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Listing Text

56/29 (west side)
10.9.54 No 13
- II*
Terrace house. Mid to late C18. Brown brick with stuccoed ground floor and mid C19
stucco dressings. Four storeys, basement and dormered slate mansard. Three windows.
Bracketed cornice to third floor. Revealed sash windows with flat gauged arches,
stucco architraves with cornices on first floor, central one pedimented. Round headed
doorway with side lights and fanlight. Continuous c.1800 cast iron balcony to first
floor. Interior has front compartment staircase to full height, cut string and wrought
iron scrolled balusters, returned as gallery to second floor; the ceiling has excellent
Rococo plasterwork, deeply modelled. Doorcases have moulded architraves with shell
motif and Chinoiserie feet to friezes of entablatures, similar moulding to window
architraves. The drawing room to rear on first,floor with a canted bay has the rare
survival of a complete Chinoiserie ceiling design with figures in central oval
compartment and beneath "pagoda" kiosks in the corners as well as deeply modelled
flying dragons all picked out in gilt and pastel tones above a modillion bracket
cornice, etc.

Listing NGR: TQ2870881437

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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