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1-8, Dorset Square Nw1

A Grade II Listed Building in City of Westminster, London

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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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1210609

English Heritage Legacy ID: 209499

Location: Westminster, London, NW1

County: London

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

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Listing Text

(East side)
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

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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