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Queen's College, Westminster

Description: Queen's College

Grade: II
Date Listed: 10 September 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 210102

OS Grid Reference: TQ2866481578
OS Grid Coordinates: 528664, 181578
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5185, -0.1470

Location: Harley Street, Paddington, Greater London W1G 8 W1N 2BT

Locality: Westminster
County: Greater London
Country: England
Postcode: W1N 2BT

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Listing Text

45/96 (West side)
10.9.54 Nos. 43 to 47 (odd)
(Queen's College)
Terraced town houses. c.1760 Portland Estate development probably by
Henry Keene; the houses combined following the foundation of Queen's
College at No. 45 as the first women's college by F.D. Morris in 1848;
extension to rear in 1908. Stock brick; stuccoed ground floor; slate
roof. 4 storeys and basements. 3-window wide fronts. Nos. 43 and 45
with linked, stucco, mid C.19 Doric columned porches; No. 47 with
semicircular arched doorway to right with fanlight. Recessed sashes,
under flat gauged arches to upper floors. Plat band finishing off
stuccowork; 1st floor sill band; parapet with stone coping. No. 47 with
mid C.19 cast iron balcony across 1st floor. Cast iron area railings with
flambe urn finials. Interiors of Nos. 45 and 47 retain fine stone
staircases with wrought iron scrollwork balustrades; that to No. 45 in
front compartment rising to 1st floor only with Rococo plasterwork to
ceiling; that to rear of No. 47 rising full height and top-lit with some
good Rococo Palladian plasterwork with Edwardian elaboration; dining room
has ceiling in Rococo manner with central figured relief; some good statuary
marble chimneypieces etc.

Listing NGR: TQ2866681576

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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