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46, Grosvenor Street W1

A Grade II* Listed Building in City of Westminster, London

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Latitude: 51.5112 / 51°30'40"N

Longitude: -0.1492 / 0°8'57"W

OS Eastings: 528531

OS Northings: 180762

OS Grid: TQ285807

Mapcode National: GBR BD.NG

Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.C8GW

Plus Code: 9C3XGV62+F8

Entry Name: 46, Grosvenor Street W1

Listing Date: 1 December 1987

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1066700

English Heritage Legacy ID: 209981

Location: West End, Westminster, London, W1K

County: London

District: City of Westminster

Electoral Ward/Division: West End

Parish: Non Civil Parish

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

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69/81 (south side)
No 46
A large mansion. 1910 by Blow and Billerey, a refacing and restructuring of a pair of
mid C18 houses. Portland stone, slate roof. A rather ponderous exercise in C18 French
style. Four storeys and basement, the top floor as mansard attic. Three widely spaced
window bays. The ground floor has deeply modelled rustication and 3 large
semi-circular arched openings with carved head keystones. Piano nobile and second
floor windows have architraves, those on first floor with balustrades incorporated in a
dentilled and enriched plat band, and the architrave surmounted by pediments on
consoles. Stone balustraded area wall. Rear to garden has a more animated design, 5
bays, the centre 3 advanced, with the first floor windows of the recessed bays and in
the centre framed by pedimented aedicules. The interior retains highly ornate and
stylistically electic decoration incorporating salvaged European medieval and
Renaissance features combined and reset with great skill and craftsmanship (eg entrance
hall and staircases) and on the first floor a grand late Louis XV style Music room/
ballroom with gilded boiseries and frescoed ceiling, probably by Maurice Tastemain for
Billerey, etc.
Survey of London Vol XL.

Listing NGR: TQ2853180761

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