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74, Wimpole Street W1

A Grade II Listed Building in City of Westminster, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5176 / 51°31'3"N

Longitude: -0.1482 / 0°8'53"W

OS Eastings: 528582

OS Northings: 181476

OS Grid: TQ285814

Mapcode National: GBR BB.W5

Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.D30Y

Entry Name: 74, Wimpole Street W1

Listing Date: 11 January 1990

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1264002

English Heritage Legacy ID: 429039

Location: Westminster, Greater London Authority, W1G

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: All Souls Langham Place

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text

CITY OF WESTMINSTER WIMPOLE STREET, Vi
TQ 2881 SE
(west side)
56/207 No 74
GV II
Town house. Built in 1770s for Portland estate; refronted circa 1850. Stock
brick with stucco front; slate Mansard roof. Double-depth plan. 4 storeys with
basement; 2-window range. Late C18 channelled stucco ground floor has fielded
6-panelled door set in segmental-arched architrave flanked by Doric pilasters
and with square-headed 12-pane sash to left. Upper floors, with rusticated
quoins and moulded cornice, refronted circa 1850. Stucco balustraded stucco
balcony to first floor, which has plate-glass sashes Set in moulded square-
headed architraveS with bracketed cornices; 4-pane second-floor sashes set in
moulded square-headed architraves with moulded sills and cornices; raised plat
band beneath third-floor sashes set in moulded square-headed architraves.
Wrought-iron area railings with urn finials. Interior: panelled shutters and
doors set in moulded architraves, which are enriched with egg and dart details
in the first-floor rear room ; C18 modillioned plaster cornices to stair hall
and ground floor rear room and fine open-well staircase with column-on-vase
balusters to open string with finely-carved tread ends and wreathed handrail,
similar closed-string balustrade from ground floor to basement.


Listing NGR: TQ2858281476

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

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