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9, Grosvenor Square W1

A Grade II Listed Building in West End, London

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Latitude: 51.5125 / 51°30'45"N

Longitude: -0.1504 / 0°9'1"W

OS Eastings: 528448

OS Northings: 180912

OS Grid: TQ284809

Mapcode National: GBR BC.FZ

Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.B7WT

Entry Name: 9, Grosvenor Square W1

Listing Date: 15 June 1962

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1214440

English Heritage Legacy ID: 209972

Location: Westminster, London, W1K

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: St George, Hanover Square

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text

68/16 Wl
15.6.62 No. 9
Corner terraced town house. C. 1725 by William Barlow, junior, brick
layer, some alterations early to mid C.19 and internally early C.20.
Brown brick with banded stucco ground floor, slate roof. 3 storeys,
basement and dormered mansard. 3 windows wide. Right hand of ground
floor has protruding stucco corridor along flank of adjoining No. 88
Brook Street, terminating in angled antae porch - probably early C.19
alteration. Recessed sashes, glazing bars intact to upper floors, in
stucco reveals with red brick dressings and under cambered gauged
arches, with blind boxes on 1st floor. Parapet with coping. 1st
floor cast iron balcony. Irregular 3 window return with chimney
stacks. Wrought iron area railings. Interior mostly early to later
C.19 decoration with oval top lit rear chamber on ground floor etc.
The House was the residence of John Adams,first U.S. Ambassador to the
Court of St. James's 1785-88. One of only 4 houses surviving mid C.20
rebuild of square and the only one to substantially retain its
original exterior.
Survey of London; Vol. XL.

Listing NGR: TQ2844880912

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