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11, HILL STREET W1 (See details for further address information)

A Grade II Listed Building in City of Westminster, Westminster

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5087 / 51°30'31"N

Longitude: -0.1473 / 0°8'50"W

OS Eastings: 528672

OS Northings: 180493

OS Grid: TQ286804

Mapcode National: GBR CF.3B

Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.DBHR

Plus Code: 9C3XGV53+F3

Entry Name: 11, HILL STREET W1 (See details for further address information)

Listing Date: 16 August 1990

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1248394

English Heritage Legacy ID: 429994

Location: Westminster, London, W1J

County: 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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Description

HILL STREET, W1
TQ 2880 NE
AND TQ 2880 SE
No 11 (including
69/223 and 80/223 no's 40/40A
Hays Mews)
II GV
Terraced house. c1748, altered; refronted c1907-14. Rear left hand extension
containing ballroom, early 1890s, possibly by Robert Edis, for the Duke of
Newcastle; stables at rear c1906 by J Leonard Williams for Charles Ansell
(Williams also designed a garage, now No 4 Hay's Mews, contemporary with
the stables, qv); all, with garden wall, forming a courtyard. Red brick
with limestone dressings. 4 storeys, basement and attics. Slated mansard
roof with dormers. Two similar entrances with moulded surrounds, console
bracketed hoods and panelled doors, part-glazed with intricate wrought iron
scroll pattern grills. Ground 'floor sashes architraved with keystones; 1st
floor, architraved with alternating triangular and segmental pediments and
continuous wrought iron balcony; 2nd floor, architraved with triangular pedi-
ments; 3rd floor architraved with cornice. Parapet. Courtyard facade with
glazed loggia of 3 arches above which 3 round-arched casements. 3 light
projecting bay window at 3rd floor level. Central entrance to loggia approach-
ed by impressive imperial stair of 2 curved flights then one straight with
cast iron balustrade. Stables of 2 storeys. Courtyard facade stuccoed;
2 round-arched ground floor sashes in shallow architraved recesses with key-
stone linked by impost bands; 1st floor, 4 sashes with panelled aprons, separa-
ted by Tuscan pilasters, paired at angles, carrying entablature with bracketed
cornice surmounted by cast iron balustrade. Mews facade'of red brick with
stone ground floor and pilasters supporting cornice'and stone parapet. Tiled
mansard roof -with dormers. 2 storeys and attics. Ground floor with 5 round-
arched entrances, altered and sashes at 1st floor level replacing original
oculi. Interior of house much altered and partitioned; known to have been
sumputuously - redecorated in English Carolean style to a very high standard
by J Leonard Williams c1906 but only elements of this remain..apart from the
.satin-wood dressing room, now painted over. A further inferior decorative
scheme incorporating these elements appears to be late 1920s/early 30s.
Main stair in provincial early C18 style, possibly c1920. In the rear left
hand'rear extension, a superb ballroom in Louis XV style known to have been
built for the Duke of Newcastle whose monogram appears,'with the ducal coronet
in the coving. 4 bays plus 2 bays separated by Ionic distyle in antis marble
column screen at entrance end and, at further end, a gallery for musicians
with 3 openings and elaborate wrought iron railings incorporating ducal mono-
gram and coronet. High quality, lively and inventive decoration in blue,
gold and white incorporating musical instruments and floral- swags to moulded
panel walls and ceilings. Round-arched window recesses. . .
No 11,Hill Street forms a group with Nos 5-19 (odd) Hill Street and No 4
Hay's Mews.


Listing NGR: TQ2867280493

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