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Durrant's Hotel

A Grade II Listed Building in Marylebone High Street, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5179 / 51°31'4"N

Longitude: -0.1535 / 0°9'12"W

OS Eastings: 528217

OS Northings: 181499

OS Grid: TQ282814

Mapcode National: GBR 9B.Q1

Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.937Q

Entry Name: Durrant's Hotel

Listing Date: 1 December 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1066778

English Heritage Legacy ID: 209783

Location: Westminster, London, W1H

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: St Marylebone

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text

TQ 2881 NW CITY OF WESTMINSTER GEORGE STREET, W1
44/54 (north side)
Nos. 26 to 32 (even)
Durrant's Hotel
G.V. II
Hotel. c.1780-1800 Portman Estate terrace apparently altered early C.19
as hotel, and with some mid C.20 modification. Stock brick with stucco
dressings and stuccoed ground floor; slate roof. Principal feature is the
use of a Tower of the Winds derived pilaster order articulating upper
floors. 4 storeys and basement. 16-window wide George Street front, the
windows grouped in pairs, and 11-window Manchester Street return with
windows grouped in rhythm 3;4;4. Coupled column, Tower of the Winds porch in 2nd
bay from right. Recessed sashes, most with glazing bars, those on ground
floor with blind semicircular arches linked by moulded imposts, those on
upper floors under flat gauged arches. Guilloche moulded plat band
finishes off ground floor; the pilaster order articulates the window
groups and rises to frieze, dentil cornice and blocking course; continuous
sill band to 3rd floor. The 1st bay of windows to return are blind and an
access way has been inserted at far end.


Listing NGR: TQ2821781499

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