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Audley House

A Grade II Listed Building in Wembley, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5171 / 51°31'1"N

Longitude: -0.1396 / 0°8'22"W

OS Eastings: 529184

OS Northings: 181433

OS Grid: TQ291814

Mapcode National: GBR DB.TB

Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.J4LC

Plus Code: 9C3XGV86+R5

Entry Name: Audley House

Listing Date: 1 December 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1239599

English Heritage Legacy ID: 417456

Location: Westminster, London, W1W

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: All Saints Margaret Street

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text

TQ 2981 SW CITY OF WESTMINSTER MARGARET STREET, W1
57/11
Nos. 9 to 12 (consec)
(Audley House)

GV II

Block of flats. 1907 by J.W. Simpson and M. Ayrton. Red brick with stone dressings,
slate roof. Free Style Tudor, large symmetrical block built as bachelor flats. 5
storeys, basement, attics and part mansard. 15 bays wide including oriel corner
turret to Great Titchfield Street. Recessed, stone dressed flat arched doorways to.
centre of each front but coupled to Nos. 11 and 12, ground floor bay windows, some
altered. Sheer stone mullioned and transomed casement windows; centrepiece of 2
steep stone gables alternating with 4-storey stone canted oriels and 4 two-storey
stone oriels to flanking sections of elevation. Modillion bracketed stone cornice
above 3rd floor dying into oriel bays of centrepiece. The gable end to Great
Titchfield Street has cornice returned "behind" the corner oriel turrets; central 1st
floor semicircular arched and eared architraved windows giving on to balcony and
corbelled out chimney stack rising through the shaped gable. A short screen wall
with gateway separating the gable end from adjacent block allows fine views of All
Saints tower. Arts and Crafts ironwork to area railings. Listed in part for group
value.


Listing NGR: TQ2918481433

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

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