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121, Harley Street W1, Westminster

Description: 121, Harley Street W1

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 14 January 1970
English Heritage Building ID: 210120

OS Grid Reference: TQ2854881952
OS Grid Coordinates: 528548, 181952
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5219, -0.1485

Location: Harley Street, Paddington, Greater London W1G 6 W1N 1DH

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

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Listing Text

45/6 (West side)
14.1.70 No. 121
G.V. II*
Terraced town house. c.1780 Portland Estate development, probably by
John White. Stock brick with channelled stucco ground floor; slate roof.
4 storeys and basement. 3 windows wide. Broad semicircular arched
doorway to right with Coade stone vermiculated surround and head keystone;
panelled door, side lights and fanlight in Venetian window composition.
Recessed sashes, under flat gauged arches to upper floors; those on 1st
floor set in blind arcade with stucco impost bands. 1st floor plat band;
3rd floor sill band; parapet with stone coping. Mid C.19 scrolled cast
iron balcony across 1st floor. Cast iron urn finialed area railings.
Fine interior with top lit stone geometrical staircase with wrought iron
balustrade, palmette enriched drum to skylight; delicate plasterwork in
the Adam manner probably by John Papworth; inlaid marble chimneypieces,
mahogany doors; etc.

Listing NGR: TQ2854581952

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Source: English Heritage

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