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Latitude: 51.5103 / 51°30'37"N
Longitude: -0.1486 / 0°8'55"W
OS Eastings: 528574
OS Northings: 180665
OS Grid: TQ285806
Mapcode National: GBR BD.SS
Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.C9SK
Entry Name: 2-8, Carlos Place W1
Listing Date: 6 October 1982
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1066348
English Heritage Legacy ID: 208969
Location: Westminster, London, W1K
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: St George, Hanover Square
Church of England Diocese: London
TQ 2880 NE CITY OF WESTMINSTER CARLOS PLACE W1
Nos 2 to 8 (consec)
A quadrant block of houses 1891-93 by J E Trollope of Giles, Gough and Trollope. Red
brick with lavish Portland stone dressings, slate roofs. Free English/Flemish
Renaissance style. Four storeys, basement and attic storey with dormers and shaped and
straight gables. Effective rhythm of canted bay windows through storeys, balustraded
parapets and gables, enlivened on alternate houses by bands of carved brick Renaissance
decorative ornament. The canted bays, with mullioned lights and glazing bars and
leading, are in some cases capped with ogee copper roofs. Semicircular arched and
recessed porches. No 8 has a polygonal bay window to corner and a 2 storey rear wing
the upper part timber framed. Basement areas have ornamental cast iron railings.
Panelled stone and brick chimney stacks prominent on ridge of roof. Part of the
1880s-90s rebuilding of Mount Street for the Grosvenor Estate. Prominent corner
Survey of London Vol XL.
Listing NGR: TQ2857480665
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