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3 and 5, Porchester Terrace W2

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

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5114 / 51°30'40"N

Longitude: -0.1836 / 0°11'0"W

OS Eastings: 526146

OS Northings: 180725

OS Grid: TQ261807

Mapcode National: GBR 2D.ZD

Mapcode Global: VHGQY.R8TQ

Entry Name: 3 and 5, Porchester Terrace W2

Listing Date: 5 February 1970

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1226990

English Heritage Legacy ID: 424536

Location: Westminster, London, W2

County: London

District: City of Westminster

Electoral Ward/Division: Lancaster Gate

Built-Up Area: City of Westminster

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: St James Paddington

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text

TQ 2680 NW CITY OF WESTMINSTER PORCHESTER TERRACE, W2
64/21 (east side)
5.2.70 Nos 3 and 5
GV II*
Pair of semi-detached houses. By 1825. Designed by J.C. Loudon. Brick. Stucco
dressings. Roof not visible. 3 storeys and basement. 3 bay composition.
Stucco to ground floor having projecting verandah with stucco piers to 3 sides,
linking the 2 entrances which are placed along the sides of the block, in one
storey bays. To centre, verandah breaks forward to form circular, glazed
conservatory with glass dome and pineapple finial. Cornice to verandah.
Square gauged-headed windows, sashes; glazing bars. Centre windows glazed but
blind. Main cornice above second floor. Urn to parapet of verandah. No 3 with
GLC plaque to John and Jane Loudon, horticulturalists, who lived here. Rare
example of Loudon's domestic architecture and early example of the semi-detached
plan, called by Loudon the "double detached villa".
Mr Loudon's England. John Gloag.


Listing NGR: TQ2614680724

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