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1-23, Albion Street W2

A Grade II Listed Building in City of Westminster, London

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Latitude: 51.5136 / 51°30'49"N

Longitude: -0.167 / 0°10'1"W

OS Eastings: 527287

OS Northings: 181005

OS Grid: TQ272810

Mapcode National: GBR 6C.PK

Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.261Z

Plus Code: 9C3XGR7M+F5

Entry Name: 1-23, Albion Street W2

Listing Date: 9 January 1970

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1209917

English Heritage Legacy ID: 208523

ID on this website: 101209917

Location: Paddington, Westminster, London, W2

County: London

District: City of Westminster

Electoral Ward/Division: Hyde Park

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: City of Westminster

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: St John Evan Hyde Park Crescent

Church of England Diocese: London

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2780 NW
53/50 ;66/4 Nos 1 to 23 (consec.)

Range of terraced houses. c.1830-35, some alterations. Probably by
George Gutch. Brown brick with channelled stuccoed ground floors,
slate roofs. 4 storeys and basements. Each front 2 windows wide.
Entrances principally to right hand of fronts. Semicircular arched
doorways with panelled doors and patterned fanlights. Recessed sash
windows, a few with glazing bars, those on upper floors under flat
gauged arches. Platband finishing off stucco ground floors, 3rd floor
sill band and stucco cornices with blocking courses. Cast iron geometric
patterned 1st floor balconies. Cast iron spear head railings. Part of
the early phase of the Tyburnia development planned by S. P. Cockerell
in 1827 for the Bishop of London's Estate (Church Commissioners), but
laid out to a modified plan by Cockerell's successor George Gutch.

"The History of Tyburnia"; G. Toplis,
Country Life 15, 22 November 1973

Listing NGR: TQ2728781005

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