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42 and 44, Hill Street W1

A Grade II Listed Building in West End, London

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Latitude: 51.5081 / 51°30'29"N

Longitude: -0.1499 / 0°8'59"W

OS Eastings: 528491

OS Northings: 180418

OS Grid: TQ284804

Mapcode National: GBR BF.JK

Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.CC37

Entry Name: 42 and 44, Hill Street W1

Listing Date: 1 December 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1231091

English Heritage Legacy ID: 210193

Location: Westminster, London, W1J

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

79/1, 80/13 (north west side)
Nos 42 and 44
- II
Town mansion. 1919 by W Ernest Lord and Mewes and Davis for first Viscount Furness
(rebuilding delayed by the First World War). Hand made red brick, sparse stone
dressings, slate roof. Neo Georgian facade with 50 ft frontage. Glazing bar sashes,
wrought iron balconies. Garden front symmetrical with full height central bow. Grand
interior almost certainly the contribution of Mewes and Davis: entrance hall lined with
polished stone; staircase with Tijou-style wrought iron balustrade. Ground floor room
(originally the library) with carved oak panelling and built in bookcases. Two large
first floor rooms, one with early Georgian-style pine panelling and one with reset
French boiseries and marble chimneypieces; etc.

Listing NGR: TQ2849180418

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