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126, Great Portland Street W1

A Grade II Listed Building in West End, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5198 / 51°31'11"N

Longitude: -0.1424 / 0°8'32"W

OS Eastings: 528980

OS Northings: 181732

OS Grid: TQ289817

Mapcode National: GBR D9.6C

Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.H228

Entry Name: 126, Great Portland Street W1

Listing Date: 14 January 1970

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1066747

English Heritage Legacy ID: 209901

Location: Westminster, London, W1W

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: All Souls Langham Place

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text

TQ 2881 NE CITY OF WESTMINSTER GREAT PORTLAND STREET, W1
45/62 (east side)
14.1.70 No. 126
- II
Offices and shop. c.1898 by A. Beresford Pite. Red brick and sparse
painted stone dressings; slate roof. Free Style Queen Anne with more
Baroque accent to ground floor and strong vertical emphasis. 4 storeys
and dormered steep mansard. Narrow front with full height canted bay and
narrow single window bay to right. Ground floor has tripartite shop front
composition framed in bolection moulded eared architrave; central doorway
flanked by chamfered pilasters with boldly modelled almost Byzantine caps
supporting freely modelled brackets to cornice overhanging on cove,
carried across front and raised in segmental hood over door. On upper
floors the canted bay has flush framed sashes with segmental arches
recessed under blind semicircular relieving arches, all slightly set back
in full height reveal giving flanking pilaster effect; the narrow sash
lights to splayed sides have similar relieving arches. To right hand
there is one recessed segmental arched 2 light casement to each floor.
Parapet with coping. Central large canted dormer.


Listing NGR: TQ2898081732

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