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79-119, Westbourne Terrace W2

A Grade II Listed Building in Hyde Park, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5164 / 51°30'58"N

Longitude: -0.1798 / 0°10'47"W

OS Eastings: 526397

OS Northings: 181288

OS Grid: TQ263812

Mapcode National: GBR 3B.TL

Mapcode Global: VHGQY.T4TW

Entry Name: 79-119, Westbourne Terrace W2

Listing Date: 1 December 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1066126

English Heritage Legacy ID: 207564

Location: Westminster, London, W2

County: London

District: City of Westminster

Electoral Ward/Division: Hyde Park

Built-Up Area: City of Westminster

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: St James Paddington

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text

TQ 2681 SW CITY OF WESTMINSTER WESTBOURNE TERRACE, W2
51/19 (north-east side)
Nos 79 to 119 (odd)
GV II
Grand terrace of houses. Circa 1840. Probably by William King and William
Kingdom. Stucco. Some slate mansards. 4 storeys, full attic storey to centre
houses and later attic with C20 windows to Nos 79-81,91,107,117 and 119. Each
house 2 windows wide (centre house of 3 windows wide). Centre 7 houses and end
pairs break forward slightly with rusticated quoins. Channelling to ground
floor. Projecting Greek Doric porches, colonnade to ground floor of centre
pair. Panelled studded doors. Continuous first floor bombé balcony. First
floor windows pedimented and flanked by fluted Corinthian columns. Second floor
windows corniced. All windows architraved above ground floor. Mainly sashes,
plate glass. French casements to first floor. Guilloche band above second
floor. Rich dentil cornice above third floor (removed to Nos 79 to 81,
simplified to Nos 85,103 and 105). Subsidiary cornice to attic of central
houses. Cast iron railings. Returns to left and right with 3-storey
semicircular bow windows. Integral part of grand scheme with other houses in
Westbourne Terrace.
The London Encyclopedia, B Weinreb and C Hibbert (Eds), 1983, p.942.


Listing NGR: TQ2639781287

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