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17, Upper Grosvenor Street W1

A Grade II Listed Building in West End, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5103 / 51°30'37"N

Longitude: -0.1552 / 0°9'18"W

OS Eastings: 528121

OS Northings: 180659

OS Grid: TQ281806

Mapcode National: GBR 9D.BR

Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.89BJ

Entry Name: 17, Upper Grosvenor Street W1

Listing Date: 5 February 1970

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1066190

English Heritage Legacy ID: 207333

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
68/67 STREET, Wl
5.2.70 No. 17
G.V. II
Terraced town house. 1906-07 by Balfour and Turner. Portland stone
front, slate roof. Distinctive Balfour and Turner composition
characterised by trabeated generously windowed theme freely evoking
late C.17 Belgian-Dutch classicism (Brussels Grande Place e.g.) 4
storeys and basement. 4 windows wide. Entrance to right deeply
recessed between projecting piers with outward curving
naturalistically carved caps. Ground floor canted stone bay window
with small pane glazing bar sash lights in enriched architraves. 1st
floor full length nearly flush glazing bar sashes only separated by
pilasters on pedestals supporting entablature with fine
naturalistically carved frieze, 2nd floor has segmental arched
casements separated by smaller pilasters with caps at impost level and
the top floor glazing bar sashes rise from cornice-sill course in
shallow panels divided by pilasters. Moulded main cornice and
pediment over centre two bays, set against balustraded parapet. 1st
floor balcony with graceful ironwork trellis balustrade. Cast and
wrought iron area railings of individual design. The interior was
designed by White Allom and Co. with central reception hall and main
staircase top lit with Tijou style balustrade; 1927 Deco refurbishment
of Morning Room in veneered wood by G. Trollope & Sons.
Survey of London; Vol. XL.


Listing NGR: TQ2812180659

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