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40, Hill Street W1 (See Details for Further Address Information), Westminster

Description: 40, Hill Street W1 (See Details for Further Address Information)

Grade: II
Date Listed: 5 February 1970
English Heritage Building ID: 210192

OS Grid Reference: TQ2848880429
OS Grid Coordinates: 528488, 180429
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5082, -0.1500

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

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Listing Text

79/26 No 40
5.2.70 (Formerly listed
as No 40 Waverton
G.V. Street)
Also known as No 40 Waverton Street. II
Terraced town house. 1752-53 probably by John Balgrave with early
C.20 alterations to rear. Multi-coloured stock brick, slate roof. 4
storeys, basement and dormered mansard. 4 windows wide. Entrance to
right with mid C.19 stone Doric porch with balustraded
parapet, square headed doorway with half glazed doors and fanlight.
Recessed sash windows, no glazing bars, under flat gauged red brick
arches. 1st floor plat band and sill band, cut by lengthening of
windows, thin stone band between 3rd floor window heads forming
rudimentary frieze beneath moulded stone cornice, parapet with coping.
Cast iron balconettes to 1st floor. Cast iron area railings with
flambé torch finials. Interior much altered late C.19 and early C.20
in neo-Georgian and neo-Adam manner but retaining front compartment
staircase etc.
Survey of London; Vol. XL.

Listing NGR: TQ2848880429

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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