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10, Duchess Street W1

A Grade II Listed Building in West End, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5189 / 51°31'8"N

Longitude: -0.1453 / 0°8'43"W

OS Eastings: 528781

OS Northings: 181629

OS Grid: TQ287816

Mapcode National: GBR C9.KP

Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.F2JY

Entry Name: 10, Duchess Street W1

Listing Date: 10 September 1954

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1357013

English Heritage Legacy ID: 209533

Location: Westminster, London, W1B

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: All Souls Langham Place

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text

TQ 2881 NE CITY OF WESTMINSTER DUCHESS STREET, W1
45/88
10.9.54 No. 10
G.V. II
Mews building, now part of British Medical Association. c.1769-71 by
Robert Adam, as the stable-coach house to Chandos House, Queen Anne
Street q.v.; quite sympathetically altered c.1924 by Arthur Bolton.
Stucco, slate roof. Distinctive neo-classical composition. 3 storeys. 3
bays wide, the centre taller. Central carriage archway in channelled
surround, with flanking piers; above through 1st and 2nd floors the centre
is flanked by pairs of pilasters of the Tower of the Winds order
supporting enriched frieze, dentil cornice and parapet with dies
ornamented with oval rosettes. The lower outer bays,with windows in 2
storeys, are surmounted by anthemion iron cresting. The whole composition
is flanked by panelled piers crowned by sphinxes.


Listing NGR: TQ2878981604

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