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15, Upper Grosvenor Street W1

A Grade II Listed Building in West End, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5107 / 51°30'38"N

Longitude: -0.1551 / 0°9'18"W

OS Eastings: 528127

OS Northings: 180698

OS Grid: TQ281806

Mapcode National: GBR 9D.CM

Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.89D7

Entry Name: 15, Upper Grosvenor Street W1

Listing Date: 1 December 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1066189

English Heritage Legacy ID: 207331

Location: Westminster, London, W1K

County: London

District: City of Westminster

Electoral Ward/Division: West End

Built-Up Area: City of Westminster

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: St George, Hanover Square

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text

TQ 2880 NW CITY OF WESTMINSTER UPPER GROSVENOR
68/69 STREET, Wl
No. 15
G.V. II
Terraced town house. 1732, heightened early C.19, with front
receiving Thomas Cundy II dressing up 1863-64. Painted brick with
stucco and stone dressings, slate roof. 4 storeys, basement and
dormered mansard. 3 windows wide, the front framed by rusticated
quoin pilasters. Entrance to right with Doric portico-porch.
Recessed sash windows in stucco architraves, those on 1st floor with
cornices over. Stucco string courses and plat bands; stucco crowning
cornice with blocking course. Stone balustered balconettes to 1st
floor windows. Cast iron area railings. Interior retains a number of
original C.18 features,in particular the panelled ground floor front
room with modillion cornice and chimneypiece; c.1800-20 staircase with
stone treads and S pattern iron balustrade with anthemion ornament
rising to 1st floor only but not in original front compartment, early
C.19 rebuilt secondary stair from 1st floor; other rooms with ornate
Victorian and Edwardian decoration but the 2 1st floor front rooms
retain good early C.19 marble chimneypieces, that of the main room
decorated with sphinxes in the Directoire-Empire taste.
Survey of London; Vol. XL.


Listing NGR: TQ2812780698

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