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107 and 109, Harley Street W1

A Grade II* Listed Building in Marylebone High Street, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5213 / 51°31'16"N

Longitude: -0.1482 / 0°8'53"W

OS Eastings: 528570

OS Northings: 181885

OS Grid: TQ285818

Mapcode National: GBR B8.WV

Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.C1Z4

Entry Name: 107 and 109, Harley Street W1

Listing Date: 10 September 1954

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1230130

English Heritage Legacy ID: 210116

Location: Westminster, London, W1G

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 Marylebone

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text

TQ 2881 NE CITY OF WESTMINSTER HARLEY STREET, W1
45/21 (West side)
10.9.54 Nos. 107 and 109
G.V. II*
Terraced town houses. c.1777 Portland Estate development probably by
John White in partnership with the plasterer Thomas Collins (associates
of Sir William Chambers). Stock brick with boldly channelled stucco
ground floors; slate roofs. Bowed rear. 4 storeys, basements, and
dormered mansards. 3-window wide fronts. Broad semicircular arched
doorways to left. No.109 retaining vermiculated Coade stone surround
with head keystone, No. 107 altered probably c.1900 with cornice curved
over and panelled jambs flanking door beneath fanlight; No. 109 retains
panelled door with entablatured framed side lights and recessed doorhead
beneath patterned fanlight as Venetian window composition. Recessed
sashes, in stucco architrave to upper floors and with cornices over on
1st floor. Parapets with stone copings. Cast iron c.1840 bombé 1st
floor balconies. Cast iron urn finialed area railings. Fine interiors
typical of these speculative 1st rate 1770s houses in Harley Street and
elaborated above the norm with arched hallway openings to top lit, stone
geometrical staircases with scrollwork wrought iron balustrades,
ornamented oval skylight drums; delicate flute and patera and wreath and
garland plasterwork to friezes and ceilings, stucco mythological relief
medallions a la Chambers, framed by garlands, over Ionic columned and
pilastered inlaid marble chimneypieces, in main rooms; mahogany doors;
panelled shutters; etc.


Listing NGR: TQ2856981880

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