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2-8, Carlos Place W1

A Grade II Listed Building in City of Westminster, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5103 / 51°30'37"N

Longitude: -0.1486 / 0°8'55"W

OS Eastings: 528574

OS Northings: 180665

OS Grid: TQ285806

Mapcode National: GBR BD.SS

Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.C9SK

Entry Name: 2-8, Carlos Place W1

Listing Date: 6 October 1982

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1066348

English Heritage Legacy ID: 208969

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 NE CITY OF WESTMINSTER CARLOS PLACE W1
69/62
Nos 2 to 8 (consec)
6.10.82
II
GV

A quadrant block of houses 1891-93 by J E Trollope of Giles, Gough and Trollope. Red
brick with lavish Portland stone dressings, slate roofs. Free English/Flemish
Renaissance style. Four storeys, basement and attic storey with dormers and shaped and
straight gables. Effective rhythm of canted bay windows through storeys, balustraded
parapets and gables, enlivened on alternate houses by bands of carved brick Renaissance
decorative ornament. The canted bays, with mullioned lights and glazing bars and
leading, are in some cases capped with ogee copper roofs. Semicircular arched and
recessed porches. No 8 has a polygonal bay window to corner and a 2 storey rear wing
the upper part timber framed. Basement areas have ornamental cast iron railings.
Panelled stone and brick chimney stacks prominent on ridge of roof. Part of the
1880s-90s rebuilding of Mount Street for the Grosvenor Estate. Prominent corner
site.

Survey of London Vol XL.


Listing NGR: TQ2857480665

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