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42 and 44, Hill Street W1, Westminster

Description: 42 and 44, Hill Street W1

Grade: II
Date Listed: 1 December 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 210193

OS Grid Reference: TQ2849180418
OS Grid Coordinates: 528491, 180418
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5081, -0.1499

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

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

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Listing Text

79/1, 80/13 (north west side)
Nos 42 and 44
- II
Town mansion. 1919 by W Ernest Lord and Mewes and Davis for first Viscount Furness
(rebuilding delayed by the First World War). Hand made red brick, sparse stone
dressings, slate roof. Neo Georgian facade with 50 ft frontage. Glazing bar sashes,
wrought iron balconies. Garden front symmetrical with full height central bow. Grand
interior almost certainly the contribution of Mewes and Davis: entrance hall lined with
polished stone; staircase with Tijou-style wrought iron balustrade. Ground floor room
(originally the library) with carved oak panelling and built in bookcases. Two large
first floor rooms, one with early Georgian-style pine panelling and one with reset
French boiseries and marble chimneypieces; etc.

Listing NGR: TQ2849180418

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Source: English Heritage

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