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Royal Intitute of British Architects Drawings Collection

A Grade I Listed Building in City of Westminster, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5162 / 51°30'58"N

Longitude: -0.1569 / 0°9'24"W

OS Eastings: 527986

OS Northings: 181308

OS Grid: TQ279813

Mapcode National: GBR 8B.YN

Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.75F0

Entry Name: Royal Intitute of British Architects Drawings Collection

Listing Date: 10 September 1954

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1227092

English Heritage Legacy ID: 424711

Location: Westminster, London, W1H

County: London

District: City of Westminster

Electoral Ward/Division: Marylebone High Street

Built-Up Area: City of Westminster

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: St Mary Bryanston Square

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text

TQ 2781 SE CITY OF WESTMINSTER PORTMAN SQUARE, Wl
54/46 (north side)
10.9.54 No. 21 (R.I.B.A. Drawings
Collection)
G.V. I
End of terrace town house. c.1772, by James Adam for the collector
William Loch of Norbury; retaining fine Adam interiors. Brown brick;
concealed slate roof. Elevation designed to form one composition with
No. 20 (Home House) q.v. 4 storeys (attic storey an addition) and
basement. 3 windows wide, with 5-window return with entrance to
Gloucester Place (canted bay to north). Semicircular arched doorway with
side lights and fanlight under stucco Doric porch, to return. Ground
floor sashes set in blind arcade continued from No. 20, with same stucco
roundels in spandrels; 1st floor French casements to Portman Square and
glazing bar sashes to upper floors, all under flat gauged arches.
Guilloche bands, garland and paterae panels and cornice as on No. 20; the
attic storey with crowning cornice but without balustraded parapet. Later
C.19 cast iron balcony to 1st floor. Similar details to return. Cast
iron area railings with urn finials. Interior retains elegant wrought
iron staircase balustrade in top lit well; vaulted and apsed anteroom with
Venetian window and back drawing room on 1st floor retain painted and
stuccoed interiors; door furniture; chimneypieces etc.


Listing NGR: TQ2798681308

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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