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19, Hill Street W1, Westminster

Description: 19, Hill Street W1

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 24 February 1958
English Heritage Building ID: 210179

OS Grid Reference: TQ2861480482
OS Grid Coordinates: 528614, 180482
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5086, -0.1481

Location: Hill Street, Westminster, London W1J 5 W1X 7FB

Locality: Westminster
County: Greater London
Country: England
Postcode: W1X 7FB

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Listing Text

80/2 (South East side)
Terraced town house. c.1748-49 by Benjamin Timbrell and of the same build as
No 17 q.v. Brown brick, slate roof. 4 storeys, basement and dormered mansard.
4 windows wide. Projecting Doric columned porch with open pediment to right.
Recessed sash windows under flat gauged arches, tall on 1st floor. Plat band
and cornices continuous with those of No 17. Balconettes to 1st floor. Wrought
iron area railings with urn finials. Timbrell's interior largely intact with
front staircase compartment with elegant wrought iron balustrade to stone stairs up
to 1st floor gallery landing, panelled walls in Kentian manner with painted
decoration by Rex Whistler of 1930; principal rooms retain moulded cornices
and Palladian doorcases, some original or reset chimney pieces, etc. Nos 17
and 19 were apparently built to mirror plans; both were leased by Abraham Hume the
1st Baronet and both homes were inherited by his son.
Survey of London files.

Listing NGR: TQ2861480482

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Source: English Heritage

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