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Park Lane Hotel (Eastern Block)

A Grade II Listed Building in City of Westminster, London

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Latitude: 51.5051 / 51°30'18"N

Longitude: -0.147 / 0°8'49"W

OS Eastings: 528704

OS Northings: 180085

OS Grid: TQ287800

Mapcode National: GBR CG.5N

Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.DFNK

Entry Name: Park Lane Hotel (Eastern Block)

Listing Date: 22 August 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1226812

English Heritage Legacy ID: 424291

Location: Westminster, London, W1J

County: London

District: City of 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 2880 SE CITY OF WESTMINSTER PICCADILLY Wl
80/118 (north side)
22.8.83 Park Lane Hotel
(Eastern Block)
II
Hotel. Built from 1924 by Messrs. Henry Tanner. Stone clad on
extant steel frame. Listed for important interior of eastern block
of hotel. 7 storeys and double dormered mansard. 5 windows wide.
Central canopied entrance. The significant interiors are the Silver
Gallery, staircase, Ballroom and adjoining rooms of the late 1920s
fitted out in sumptuous Art Deco style. Ballroom in the basement
by Higgs and Hill with vertical panelling to walls, with reliefs
showing winged horses and youths, pink tinted and shaped mirrors,
some with "fountain" light fittings; 3 frosted glass chandeliers;
panelled ceiling with palmette-decorated cornices. Silver Gallery
with silver leaf lacquered in gold to walls and paintings by Miss
Gilbert; elaborate brass balustrade to staircase; original light
fittings.
Connoisseur, October 1981


Listing NGR: TQ2870480085

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