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20, Upper Brook Street W1

A Grade II Listed Building in West End, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5114 / 51°30'41"N

Longitude: -0.1558 / 0°9'20"W

OS Eastings: 528071

OS Northings: 180779

OS Grid: TQ280807

Mapcode National: GBR 9D.5C

Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.78ZP

Entry Name: 20, Upper Brook Street W1

Listing Date: 1 December 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1221672

English Heritage Legacy ID: 207315

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

TQ 2880 NW CITY OF WESTMINSTER UPPER BROOK
68/26 STREET, Wl
No. 20
G.V. II
Terraced town house. 1737 with early C.19 alterations (stuccoing),
and window dressings and porch added by Thomas Cundy II as well as
attic storey 1865-66. Stucco, slate roof. 4 storeys, basement and
dormered mansard. 3 windows wide. Channelled ground floor with
typical Cundy Doric porch to right, but with early C.19 semicircular
arched doorway with side lights and patterned fanlight. Recessed
sashes in moulded architraves, with cornices on consoles to 1st floor.
Balustraded stucco 1st floor balcony, added by Cundy, carried over
porch. Crowning cornice and blocking course. Cast iron area
railings. Interior despite later C.19 and Edwardian alterations
retains original plan with front compartment staircase hall; cut
string carved bracket stairs,the turned balusters, scrolled foot and
ramped rail considerably restored and modified in part; service stair
with turned balusters. Ground floor front room has decorated plaster
ceiling with central "sun king" motif. The staircompartment ceiling
has slight Rococo plasterwork; the 1st floor rooms with moulded
panelling and modillion cornices, chimney piece to rear 1st floor; 2nd
floor retains much of original panelling, etc.
Survey of London; Vol. XL.


Listing NGR: TQ2807480776

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