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86, Harley Street W1

A Grade II Listed Building in Marylebone High Street, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5204 / 51°31'13"N

Longitude: -0.1474 / 0°8'50"W

OS Eastings: 528634

OS Northings: 181790

OS Grid: TQ286817

Mapcode National: GBR C9.24

Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.D1GS

Entry Name: 86, Harley Street W1

Listing Date: 10 September 1954

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1357099

English Heritage Legacy ID: 210081

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, Wl
45/44 (East side)
10.9.54 No. 86
G.V. II
Terraced town house, c.1774-76 Portland Estate development, by John White
in partnership with the plasterer Thomas Collins (associates of
Sir William Chambers). Stock brick with channelled stucco ground floor;
slate roof. 4 storeys and basement. 3-window wide astylar front. Broad
semicircular arched doorway to right with rusticated surround and Coade
head keystone; panelled door, sidelights, moulded doorhead and fanlight
with radial swag pattern. Recessed sashes, under flat gauged arches to
upper floors. 1st floor plat band. Parapet with coping. Continuous
early to mid C.19 cast iron patterned balcony to 1st floor. Cast iron
plumbed spike area railings. Bowed rear elevation and canted wing.
Interior retains some good original features though with later
alterations; geometrical top lit stone staircases with wrought iron lyre
and anthemion pattern balustrade; flute and patera friezes, some ceilings
with wreathed panels and stucco mythological relief medallions with swag
and ribbon framing over chimneypieces; these are of inlaid marble with
pilasters or columns, the ground floor front room chimneypiece of No. 86
with Rococo surround probably reset; etc ; all features common to these
speculative 1st rate houses of the 1770s in Harley Street.


Listing NGR: TQ2863481790

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