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42-70, Gloucester Place W1

A Grade II Listed Building in Marylebone High Street, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5189 / 51°31'7"N

Longitude: -0.1581 / 0°9'29"W

OS Eastings: 527895

OS Northings: 181601

OS Grid: TQ278816

Mapcode National: GBR 89.PP

Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.62SZ

Entry Name: 42-70, Gloucester Place W1

Listing Date: 14 January 1970

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1212819

English Heritage Legacy ID: 209811

Location: Westminster, London, W1U

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 Mary Bryanston Square

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text

TQ 2781 NE and SE CITY OF WESTMINSTER GLOUCESTER PLACE, W1
43/114 ;54/5 (East side)
14.1.70 Nos. 42 to 70 (even).
G.V. II
Terrace of town houses. c.1790-1800 Portman Estate development. Stock
brick with channelled or block rusticated stucco ground floors; slate roofs
mostly concealed. 4 storeys and basements, some added mansards or full 5th
storey. Principally 3-window wide fronts (4 windows to Nos. 50, 52 and
70). Entrances principally to left (that of No. 42 in return to Blandford
Street), semicircular arched with recessed panelled doors and side lights
or pilaster jambs, decorated Coade imposts and delicately radial patterned
fanlights with lead ornament; No. 48 has Coade vermiculated rustic blocks,
voussoirs and figured keystone. Recessed sashes, some with glazing bars,
under flat gauged arches. Plat band finishing off ground floor stuccowork,
stucco crowning cornices and blocking courses. Cast iron, geometric
patterned, original 1st floor balconies. Cast iron area railings with urn
finials, Nos. 42 and 50 with original well detailed iron lampstandards
incorporated. No. 48 was the home of J.R. Godley (G.L.C. plaque). Part of
one of the most extensive and intact sequences of Georgian terraced houses
in London.


Listing NGR: TQ2789581601

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