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Latitude: 51.519 / 51°31'8"N
Longitude: -0.1484 / 0°8'54"W
OS Eastings: 528567
OS Northings: 181629
OS Grid: TQ285816
Mapcode National: GBR B9.VN
Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.C2XW
Entry Name: 28, 29 and 29a, Wimpole Street W1
Listing Date: 5 February 1970
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1224874
English Heritage Legacy ID: 207667
Location: Westminster, London, W1G
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: All Souls Langham Place
Church of England Diocese: London
TQ 2881 NE CITY OF WESTMINSTER WIMPOLE STREET, Wl
45/80 (East side)
5.2.70 Nos 28, 29 and 29A
Corner block of large town houses. 1892-93. Pink terracotta with tiled roof.
Ornate Flemish Renaissance style with much small scale enrichment. 5 storeys
and attic, on basement. 3 large bay windows with gables over alternating with
narrow windows to front. Recessed coffered barrel vaulted porches in narrow
bays with hoods on console-brackets and tall parapets. The rectangular bays
have mullioned and transomed windows, those on 3rd floor with round arched top
lights; the narrow windows between have steep pediments and bowed oriel
balconettes on 2nd and 3rd floors. The New Cavendish Street return has 4 storey
bow and a 4 storey rectangular bay with similar detail; the ground floor is
built out with mullioned-transomed windows and 2 band vaulted enriched
doorways. The Dutch gables have arcaded lights; 2-window dormers in between.
String courses and enriched aprons. The gables are flanked by turret-finials
and there is a small ornate corner turret. Scrollwork cast iron area railings.
Listing NGR: TQ2856781629
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