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Devonshire House Gates to Green Park and Gatepiers (Opposite to Number 90 Piccadilly)

A Grade II* Listed Building in City of Westminster, Westminster

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5058 / 51°30'20"N

Longitude: -0.1445 / 0°8'40"W

OS Eastings: 528876

OS Northings: 180174

OS Grid: TQ288801

Mapcode National: GBR CG.QC

Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.FDZZ

Plus Code: 9C3XGV44+86

Entry Name: Devonshire House Gates to Green Park and Gatepiers (Opposite to Number 90 Piccadilly)

Listing Date: 5 February 1970

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1226498

English Heritage Legacy ID: 423821

Location: St. James's, Westminster, London, W1J

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 Martin-in-the-Fields

Church of England Diocese: London

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Description

TQ 2880 SE CITY OF WESTMINSTER PICCADILLY W.1
80/122 (south side)
Devonshire House gates to
5.2.70 Green Park and gatepiers
(opposite to No 90
G.V. II* Piccadilly)
Gates and gate piers. Early C18. Very fine wrought iron ornamental gates and
Palladian gate piers of Portland stone. Double carriage gates between standards
and side gates, with ornamental overthrow, set between piers tooled with deeply
vermiculated rustication and with festooned friezes below cornice cappings, sur-
mounted by bronze sphinxes. The gates originate from Lord Heathfield's house at
Turnham Green. When the latter was demolished in 1837, they were bought by the
Duke of Devonshire for Chiswick House (Burlington Lane entrance), then, in 1897
removed to Devonshire House Piccadilly and to their present site on the demolition
of the latter in 1921.


Listing NGR: TQ2884880191

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