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139-141, Park Lane W1

A Grade II Listed Building in City of Westminster, Westminster

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Latitude: 51.513 / 51°30'46"N

Longitude: -0.1577 / 0°9'27"W

OS Eastings: 527936

OS Northings: 180946

OS Grid: TQ279809

Mapcode National: GBR 8C.RT

Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.67ZH

Entry Name: 139-141, Park Lane W1

Listing Date: 5 February 1970

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1226067

English Heritage Legacy ID: 423150

Location: 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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Listing Text

TQ 2780 NE and 2880 NWE CITY OF WESTMINSTER PARK LANE, Wl
67/6 ;68/11 (east side)
5.2.70 Nos.139 to 141
(consec)
G.V. II
Block of flats. 1913-19 by Frank Verity. Portland stone ashlar, with
rusticated ground floor, on steel frame, slate roof. Prominent corner
site with Oxford Street at Marble Arch in Verity's sophisticated
Parisian Beaux Arts Louis XVI manner. 7 storeys (including mezzanine)
and dormered mansard. 11 windows wide to Park Lane, the 2 bays each
end slightly advanced, single bay inset quadrant corners and 3 window
returns to Oxford Street and North Row. The channelled ground floor
has central Doric columned portal. The ground floor windows, 3 light
casements, are deeply recessed under segmental voussoired arches. The
mezzanine windows set on sill course are flanked by large elongated
console brackets supporting 1st floor iron balcony with stone dies.
The 1st 2nd and 3rd floor windows are vertically linked in same reveal
with cornice lintels over 3rd floor. The 4th floor windows repeat the
mezzanine theme with similar consoles carrying cornice-balcony. Deep
projecting cornice over attic storey surmounted by cast iron
balustrade. The advanced end bays have stone-faced corniced and
blocked upper attic as do returns.
Survey of London; Vol. XL.


Listing NGR: TQ2793680946

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