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Latitude: 51.5182 / 51°31'5"N
Longitude: -0.1583 / 0°9'30"W
OS Eastings: 527878
OS Northings: 181527
OS Grid: TQ278815
Mapcode National: GBR 89.MY
Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.63NG
Entry Name: 21-75, Gloucester Place W1
Listing Date: 14 January 1970
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1357050
English Heritage Legacy ID: 209821
Location: Westminster, London, W1U
District: City of Westminster
Electoral Ward/Division: Bryanston and Dorset Square
Built-Up Area: City of Westminster
Traditional County: Middlesex
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London
Church of England Parish: St Mary Bryanston Square
Church of England Diocese: London
TQ 2781 NE and SE CITY OF WESTMINSTER GLOUCESTER PLACE, W1
43/113 ;54/4 (West side)
Nos. 21 to 75 (odd).
Long terrace of town houses. c.1790-1800 Portman Estate development.
Stock brick with stucco, channelled or block rusticated ground floors;
mostly concealed slate roofs. 4 storeys and basements, with some added
dormered mansards and some with full 4th floors. 3-window wide fronts.
Semicircular arched doorways to left with panelled doors and pilastered or
Greek Doric columned side lights, Coade imposts and delicately patterned
fanlights with lead ornament. Recessed sashes, some with glazing bars,
under flat gauged arches to upper floors; No. 69 to 73(odd) with stucco
architraves, those on 1st floor with cornices on consoles. Plat band over
ground floor stucco-work; crowning stucco cornices and blocking courses.
Original, cast iron, geometric and anthemion patterned, 1st floor
balconies. Cast iron area railings with urn finials, those of Nos. 23, 31,
35, 39 and 73 with elegant iron lampstandards incorporated. No. 73 has
been partially rebuilt in facsimile. No. 65 was the home of
William Wilkie Collins (G.L.C. plaque). Part of one of the most extensive
and intact sequences of Georgian terraced houses in London.
Listing NGR: TQ2787881527
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