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Latitude: 51.5231 / 51°31'22"N
Longitude: -0.1598 / 0°9'35"W
OS Eastings: 527760
OS Northings: 182064
OS Grid: TQ277820
Mapcode National: GBR 88.UX
Mapcode Global: VHGQS.5ZV9
Entry Name: 1-8, Dorset Square Nw1
Listing Date: 10 September 1954
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1210609
English Heritage Legacy ID: 209499
Location: Westminster, London, NW1
District: City of Westminster
Electoral Ward/Division: Bryanston and Dorset Square
Built-Up Area: City of Westminster
Traditional County: Middlesex
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London
Church of England Parish: St Cyprian Clarence Gate
Church of England Diocese: London
TQ 2782 SE CITY OF WESTMINSTER DORSET SQUARE, NW1
10.9.54 Nos. 1 to 8(consec.)
Terraced town houses forming east side of square. c.1815-20 Portman
Estate development. Stock brick with stucco ground floors mostly banded;
concealed slate roofs. Symmetrically balanced block with central pair
(Nos. 4 and 5) slightly advanced. 4 storeys and basement. 3-window wide
fronts apart from No. 1 with 4 windows and the central pair with 2 each.
Doorways symmetrically placed to left and right, semicircular arched with
panelled doors flanked by Greek Doric columns in antis carrying Greek key
enriched doorheads below patterned fanlights (apart from Nos. 6, 7 and
8). Recessed sashes, some with glazing bars, under flat gauged arches to
upper floors, those of central pair with stuccoed flat arches and
keyblocks. Plat band over ground floor. Crowning stucco cornice and
blocking course. Cast iron geometric pattern balconies across 1st floor
and Nos. 1, 2 and 8 with good iron trellis standard verandahs with tent
roofs. Cast iron area railings with urn finials.
Listing NGR: TQ2776082064
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