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49, Harley Street W1, Westminster

Description: 49, Harley Street W1

Grade: II
Date Listed: 14 January 1970
English Heritage Building ID: 210103

OS Grid Reference: TQ2865881595
OS Grid Coordinates: 528658, 181595
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5186, -0.1471

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

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

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Listing Text

45/97 (West side)
14.1.70 No. 49
Corner terraced town house. 1901 by F.M. Elgood. Fine red brick with
Portland stone dressings and banding; slate roof. Free Queen Anne style.
4 storeys, basement and dormer in steeply pitched mansard. 2 windows wide
to main storeys with balanced asymmetry in the narrower entrance bay to
right corbelled out through 1st and 2nd floors. Recessed semicircular
arched porch dressed with stone blocks, voussoirs and keystone rising to
corbel table cornice. Left hand bay has ground floor window advanced with
tripartite sash in Gibbs surround, spaced voussoirs and keystone rising
with cornice which acts as base to shallow, stone, bowed 1st floor window
flanked by blocked Ionic columns and with cornice and shallow semi-dome;
2nd floor has recessed 2 light sash with cornice. The corbelled out
entrance bay has small leaded light Venetian window to 1st floor and
leaded 2 light casement to 2nd floor. Bracketed cornice over 2nd floor
with parapet over entrance bay. Top floor has 3 architraved windows.
Overhanging eaves on wrought iron brackets. Corniced dormer. Wrought
iron, scroll finialed area railings and squat, bulbous, stone column piers
with ball finials. Plain return with carefully arranged asymmetrical

Listing NGR: TQ2866681576

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Source: English Heritage

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