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Description: 97 and 99, Harley Street W1
Date Listed: 14 March 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 210115
OS Grid Reference: TQ2858481843
OS Grid Coordinates: 528584, 181843
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5209, -0.1481
TQ 2881 NE CITY OF WESTMINSTER HARLEY STREET, W1
45/34 (West side)
14.3.66 Nos. 97 and 99
Terraced town houses. c.1777 (with mid C.19 and later alterations)
Portland Estate development, probably by John White in partnership with
the plasterer Thomas Collins (associates of Sir William Chambers). Stock
brick with channelled stucco ground floor; slate roofs. 4 storeys,
basement and dormered mansards. 3-window wide fronts. Semicircular
arched doorways to right, No. 99 with vermiculated Coade stone surround
and head keystone; panelled doors, sidelights and fanlights. Recessed
sashes, under flat gauged arches to upper floors; those of No. 97 in
stucco architraves, with pediments on 1st floor and its ground floor
fenestration altered probably c.1900-10 with 3 grouped sashes divided by
Tuscan stucco columns carrying entablature. 1st floor stucco plat bands;
No. 97 with stucco parapet and mutule cornice, No. 99 with coped parapet.
Continuous wrought and cast iron early C.19 1st floor balconies. Cast
iron area railings with urn finials. Interior of No. 97 with typical top
lit stone geometrical staircase, has good mid C.19 and c.1900 fittings.
No. 99 retains unaltered staircase with scrolled wrought iron balustrade
and swag decorated drum to skylight; ground and 1st floor front rooms
with mythological relief medallions over inlaid marble columned and
pilastered chimneypieces; etc; typical feature of the speculative 1st
rate 1770s Harley Street houses.
Listing NGR: TQ2858181837
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Source: English Heritage
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