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79, Mount Street W1

A Grade II Listed Building in City of Westminster, London

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Latitude: 51.5092 / 51°30'33"N

Longitude: -0.1528 / 0°9'10"W

OS Eastings: 528287

OS Northings: 180534

OS Grid: TQ282805

Mapcode National: GBR 9F.V5

Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.9BKD

Plus Code: 9C3XGR5W+MV

Entry Name: 79, Mount Street W1

Listing Date: 1 December 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1223622

English Heritage Legacy ID: 419387

ID on this website: 101223622

Location: Mayfair, 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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68/81 (south side)

No. 79


Terrace house. 1892-94 by Balfour and Turner. Red brick with
Portland stone dressings, slate roof. Free Style Queen Anne, a
restrained variant on No. 5 Aldford Street q.v. 4 storeys, basement
and gabled attics. 3 windows wide. Entrance in enclosed porch with
semicircular arched opening having 3 orders of mouldings with slender
jamb shafts, imposts and stepped voussoirs. Above rises a 3 storey
narrow canted bay balanced to left by a similar 3 storey canted bay
carried on octagonal stone columns with rather Byzantine foliated
caps, set in front of ground floor window. Narrow centre has single
sash window to each floor identical with sashes of canted bays whose
outer flanks are blind, all have glazing bars and shallow architraves.
Crisply profiled stone string over ground floor, stone entablature
carved above 3rd floor round the bays which are extended up into attic
and finished with plain gables; dormer to centre above short link
section of parapet. Arts and Crafts cast iron area railings. Part of
island block development by Balfour and Turner as part of their
Grosvenor Estate improvements.

Survey of London; Vol. XL.

Listing NGR: TQ2828780534

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