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85, Wimpole Street W1

A Grade II Listed Building in Marylebone High Street, London

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Latitude: 51.5169 / 51°31'0"N

Longitude: -0.1479 / 0°8'52"W

OS Eastings: 528608

OS Northings: 181397

OS Grid: TQ286813

Mapcode National: GBR BB.ZF

Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.D45H

Entry Name: 85, Wimpole Street W1

Listing Date: 1 December 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1066059

English Heritage Legacy ID: 207684

Location: Westminster, London, W1U

County: London

District: City of Westminster

Electoral Ward/Division: Marylebone High Street

Built-Up Area: City of Westminster

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: All Souls Langham Place

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text

56/22 (west side)
No 85
- II
Terrace house. 1913 by F M Elgood. Portland stone ashlar faced, slate roof. Four
storeys, basement and set back steep mansard. Austerely detailed elevation combining
Arts and Crafts with mid C18 French touches. Ground floor has recessed doorway with
shallow bolection architrave balanced to left by recessed window. Between them and
with wall plane advanced is a flush framed glazing bar sash window. Above rises a
shallow canted bay through first, second and third floors with flush framed glazing bar
sash lights in shallow bolection architraves. Raised panels over first and second
floor windows give cambered arch effect and the window architraves suggest vertical
"ribs" on the bay. The bay dies into the boldly projecting cornice borne each end of
festooned console-corbels. Console bracketed first floor balcony divided in 2 parts by
the bay window.

Listing NGR: TQ2860881397

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