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30, 30a, 30b and 31, Wimpole Street W1

A Grade II Listed Building in Marylebone High Street, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5193 / 51°31'9"N

Longitude: -0.1485 / 0°8'54"W

OS Eastings: 528556

OS Northings: 181665

OS Grid: TQ285816

Mapcode National: GBR B9.TK

Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.C2VN

Entry Name: 30, 30a, 30b and 31, Wimpole Street W1

Listing Date: 1 December 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1357383

English Heritage Legacy ID: 207668

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 WIMPOLE STREET, W1
45/75 (East side)
Nos 30, 30A, 30B and 31
G.V. II
Large corner block of town houses. 1912 by Banister Fletcher. Portland stone;
slate roofs. Vigorously detailed Free Style corner group mixing classical and
Jacobean features, with steep pediment-gables and canted bays. 4 storeys and
attics, on basement. 2 3-storey canted bays and a corner bay to front and
symmetrical New Cavendish Street return with 3 3-storey pairs of canted bays
and central attic feature. Doorways set under 1st floor balcony between the
canted bays. Flush ashlar mullioned and transomed leaded casement windows;
small oblong 3rd floor windows alternating with blind panels act as "frieze" to
the main cornice and pediments. The pediments contain circular windows. The New
Cavendish Street front has 4 small windows between the pairs of canted bays on
each floor, set in segmental arched lined panels. 2 segmental pedimented stone
dormers between the pediments in front and 2 wider ones set forward to return
flanking the central balustraded and arcaded niched concave attic feature.
Continuous stone strapwork balustraded balcony on consoles to 1st floor, its
face flush with fronts of canted bays, and similar stone balconies to 1st and
2nd floors of return,linking the pairs of canted bays. Moulded main cornice and
moulded pediments. Cast iron area railings.


Listing NGR: TQ2855681665

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