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21, Duchess Mews W1

A Grade II Listed Building in West End, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5194 / 51°31'9"N

Longitude: -0.1453 / 0°8'43"W

OS Eastings: 528778

OS Northings: 181679

OS Grid: TQ287816

Mapcode National: GBR C9.JJ

Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.F2JL

Entry Name: 21, Duchess Mews W1

Listing Date: 15 June 1973

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1066871

English Heritage Legacy ID: 209532

Location: Westminster, London, W1G

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 DUCHESS MEWS, W1
45/72
15.6.73 No. 21
G.V. II
Mews building. c.1775-76 (some C.20 alterations) by James Adam associated
with No. 21 Portland Place q,v. Stock brick altered mews front; stuccoed
"polite" east front vis-a-vis rear of Portland Place house; slate roof. 2
storeys and basement. 5 windows wide, the centre bay slightly advanced
and pedimented. Exposed brick basement has wide segmental gauged brick
arch. Ground floor partly obscured by C.20 additions has blind
semicircular archway recessed for 2 orders to advanced centre flanked by
empty niches. The imposts of arch are extended into frieze with fluting
and rosette enrichments; above the frieze 2 circular Coade stone
medallions with mythological scenes in relief and, to left and right,
rectangular panels with double swag motif. 1st floor has 3 recessed
casement windows alternating with 2 blocked up window openings. Moulded
cornice and parapet with coping and pedimented centre bay.


Listing NGR: TQ2878081678

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