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83 and 85, Harley Street W1

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

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Latitude: 51.5201 / 51°31'12"N

Longitude: -0.1478 / 0°8'51"W

OS Eastings: 528607

OS Northings: 181761

OS Grid: TQ286817

Mapcode National: GBR C9.07

Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.D17Z

Entry Name: 83 and 85, Harley Street W1

Listing Date: 10 September 1954

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1278761

English Heritage Legacy ID: 210112

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

45/52 (West side)
10.9.54 Nos. 83 and 85
G.V. II*
Terraced town houses. c.1774-76 Portland Estate development by
John White in partnership with the plasterer Thomas Collins (associates
of Sir William Chambers); the interior of No. 85 by the plasterer
John Utterton frequently associated with White. Stock brick with
channelled stucco ground floors; slate roofs. 4 storeys and basements,
No. 85 with dormered mansard. 3-window wide fronts. Semicircular arched
doorways to left in vermiculated Coade stone surrounds with head
keystones; panelled doors, framed sidelights, shallow recessed doorheads
under patterned fanlights, in Venetian window composition. Recessed
sashes, under flat gauged arches to upper floors. 1st floor plat band.
Parapets with copings. Continuous cast iron anthemion patterned 1st
floor balconies. Wrought iron area railings with urn finials. Fine
interiors elaborated on the norm typical for these speculative 1st rate
houses of the 1770s in Harley Street; barrel vaulted ante-hall; top lit
stone geometrical staircases with scroll and lyre wrought iron
balustrades, decorated skylight drums; delicate flute and patera and
wreath and garland plasterwork with stucco mythological relief medallions
framed by garlands over principal, Ionic columned or pilastered, inlaid
marble chimneypieces; mahogany doors; etc.

Listing NGR: TQ2860381773

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