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78, Mount Street W1

A Grade II Listed Building in City of Westminster, Westminster

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Latitude: 51.5092 / 51°30'33"N

Longitude: -0.1529 / 0°9'10"W

OS Eastings: 528280

OS Northings: 180534

OS Grid: TQ282805

Mapcode National: GBR 9F.V5

Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.9BJD

Plus Code: 9C3XGR5W+MR

Entry Name: 78, Mount Street W1

Listing Date: 5 February 1970

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1223621

English Heritage Legacy ID: 419386

Location: West End, Westminster, London, W1K

County: 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

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68/80 (south side)

5.2.70 No. 78


Corner terrace house. 1896-97 by Balfour and Turner and virtually a
pair to their No. 6 Aldford Street q.v. Red brick with Portland stone
dressings, slate roof. Free Style Queen Anne and slightly Jacobethan
details. 5 storeys and basement. 2 unequal window bays. Recessed
porch to left with elliptical arch on broad squat stone piers, the
right hand pier overlapping the 2 window ground floor bay with central
dividing pilaster; the canted oriel of 4 architraved narrow sash
lights is corbelled out and its cornice is capped by iron railing as
balcony to 2nd floor tripartite stone dressed window with similar
windows in line above. Narrower coupled and single stone dressed
sashes to entrance bay on 2nd to 4th floors. The front is finished
off with stone coped parapet raised as gable over major right hand
bay. Return has 2 large corbelled chimney stacks linked by wide
segmental arches with balconies to ground and 1st floors, irregular
fenestration with small oriel butting stack nearest corner on 1st
floor. Cast iron Arts and Crafts area railings returned with screen
wall to garden linking up with those of No. 67 Aldford Street. Part
of island block development by Balfour and Turner as part of their
Grosvenor Estate improvements.

Survey of London; Vol. XL.

Listing NGR: TQ2828080534

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