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Hertford House

A Grade II Listed Building in City of Westminster, Westminster

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5174 / 51°31'2"N

Longitude: -0.153 / 0°9'10"W

OS Eastings: 528252

OS Northings: 181445

OS Grid: TQ282814

Mapcode National: GBR 9B.T7

Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.94H3

Plus Code: 9C3XGR8W+XR

Entry Name: Hertford House

Listing Date: 5 February 1970

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1239252

English Heritage Legacy ID: 417079

Location: Marylebone High Street, Westminster, London, W1U

County: 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: All Souls Langham Place

Church of England Diocese: London

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Description

TQ 2881 SW CITY OF WESTMINSTER MANCHESTER SQUARE, W1
55/14 (north side)

5.2.70 Hertford House

G.V. II

Town mansion, now housing the Wallace Collection. 1776 built for the Duke
of Manchester contemporary with his development of the square; much altered
c.1872-82 by Sir Richard Wallace with rear extension for his collection.
Set back behind forecourt. Red brick with rusticated stucco ground floor
and stucco dressings; slate roof. 3 storeys, basement and dormered attics
in hipped roof. 7 windows wide, the outer bays added. Central entrance
behind large stone Doric columned porte-cochère and entrance lobby, the 1st
floor above with added stone tripartite bay window projection with broad
segmental pediment. Upper storeys of flanking bays have recessed sashes in
stucco architraves, tripartite to outer bays, articulated by giant, fluted,
stucco Corinthian pilasters. Stucco dentil cornice below balustraded
parapet. Low iron balconies to upper floor windows. Balustraded parapet
to area. The gallery additions to rear are of red brick with stone
dressings and enclose a courtyard; 2 storeys with blind arcading to lofty
1st floor.


Listing NGR: TQ2825281445

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