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Part of Royal Institution

A Grade I Listed Building in West End, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5096 / 51°30'34"N

Longitude: -0.1422 / 0°8'31"W

OS Eastings: 529023

OS Northings: 180601

OS Grid: TQ290806

Mapcode National: GBR DF.70

Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.HB62

Entry Name: Part of Royal Institution

Listing Date: 9 January 1970

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1066520

English Heritage Legacy ID: 208513

Location: Westminster, London, W1S

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 2980 NW CITY OF WESTMINSTER ALBEMARLE STREET W1

70/20 No 20 (part of Royal
9.1.70 Institution)

GV I

Terrace house, late C18, remodelled internally early and late C19.
Yellow stock brick, slate roof. 4 storeys, basement and dormered
mansard. 5 windows wide. Altered ground floor with 3 bay early to
mid C20 shop front and semicircular arched doorway to right with
fanlight, in stucco surround with consoles carrying entablature. Upper
floors have revealed sash windows, no glazing bars, under flat gauged
arches. Moulded stone cornice over 2nd floor. Parapet with coping.
Area railings of cast iron with urn finials. Early C19 interior with
cornices, doorcases, stone staircase with wrought iron balustrade,
chimneypiece with Wedgwood plaque brought in from No 32 Soho Square,
Sir Joseph Banks' house. No 20 was incorporated into the Royal
Institution in 1894.


Listing NGR: TQ2902380601

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