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115, Harley Street W1, Westminster

Description: 115, Harley Street W1

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 10 September 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 210118

OS Grid Reference: TQ2856181912
OS Grid Coordinates: 528561, 181912
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5215, -0.1484

Location: 21 Devonshire Street, Paddington, Greater London W1G 6 W1N 1DG

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

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Listing Text

45/15 (West side)
10.9.54 No. 115
G.V. II*
Terraced town house. c.1777, 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 roof. 4 storeys, basement and dormered mansard. 3 windows
wide. Broad semicircular arched doorway to left in Coade stone
vermiculated surround with head keystone; panelled door side lights with
entablatures, recessed doorhead, under fanlight, as Venetian window
composition. Recessed sashes, under flat gauged arches to upper floors;
1st floor plat band. Parapet with coping. Cast iron c.1840 bombé
balcony across 1st floor. Cast iron area railings with plumbed spike
finials. Fine interior typical of these 1st rate 1770s Harley Street
speculative houses, elaborated above the norm; arched hallway and top lit
stone geometrical staircase with lyre-scroll wrought iron balustrade,
swag ornamented skylight drum; plasterwork friezes and ceilings with
flute and patera and wreath and garland motifs; stucco mythological
relief medallions, a la Chambers, framed by garlands, over principal
inlaid statuary marble chimneypieces; enriched shutter panels; mahogany
doors; etc.

Listing NGR: TQ2856181912

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Source: English Heritage

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