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Queen's College

A Grade II Listed Building in Marylebone High Street, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5185 / 51°31'6"N

Longitude: -0.147 / 0°8'49"W

OS Eastings: 528664

OS Northings: 181578

OS Grid: TQ286815

Mapcode National: GBR C9.5V

Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.D3N8

Entry Name: Queen's College

Listing Date: 10 September 1954

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1066671

English Heritage Legacy ID: 210102

Location: Westminster, London, W1G

County: London

District: City of Westminster

Electoral Ward/Division: Marylebone High Street

Built-Up Area: City of Westminster

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: All Souls Langham Place

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text

TQ 2881 NE CITY OF WESTMINSTER HARLEY STREET, W1
45/96 (West side)
10.9.54 Nos. 43 to 47 (odd)
(Queen's College)
G.V. II
Terraced town houses. c.1760 Portland Estate development probably by
Henry Keene; the houses combined following the foundation of Queen's
College at No. 45 as the first women's college by F.D. Morris in 1848;
extension to rear in 1908. Stock brick; stuccoed ground floor; slate
roof. 4 storeys and basements. 3-window wide fronts. Nos. 43 and 45
with linked, stucco, mid C.19 Doric columned porches; No. 47 with
semicircular arched doorway to right with fanlight. Recessed sashes,
under flat gauged arches to upper floors. Plat band finishing off
stuccowork; 1st floor sill band; parapet with stone coping. No. 47 with
mid C.19 cast iron balcony across 1st floor. Cast iron area railings with
flambe urn finials. Interiors of Nos. 45 and 47 retain fine stone
staircases with wrought iron scrollwork balustrades; that to No. 45 in
front compartment rising to 1st floor only with Rococo plasterwork to
ceiling; that to rear of No. 47 rising full height and top-lit with some
good Rococo Palladian plasterwork with Edwardian elaboration; dining room
has ceiling in Rococo manner with central figured relief; some good statuary
marble chimneypieces etc.


Listing NGR: TQ2866681576

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