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Wilson House

A Grade II Listed Building in City of Westminster, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5171 / 51°31'1"N

Longitude: -0.1698 / 0°10'11"W

OS Eastings: 527083

OS Northings: 181390

OS Grid: TQ270813

Mapcode National: GBR 6B.19

Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.04K9

Entry Name: Wilson House

Listing Date: 5 February 1970

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1264106

English Heritage Legacy ID: 428684

Location: Westminster, London, W2

County: London

District: City of Westminster

Electoral Ward/Division: Hyde Park

Built-Up Area: City of Westminster

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: St John Evan Hyde Park Crescent

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text

TQ 2781 SW CITY OF WESTMINSTER SUSSEX GARDENS, W2
53/11 (north-west side)
Wilson House (Nos
5.2.70 38 to 76)
GV II
Terrace. Early C19. Brown brick in Flemish bond, stucco ground floor, outer
bays channelled stucco. Stucco cornice and further cornice to parapet. 4
storeys and basement. 12-bay central breakforward with 8-bay wings and further
6-bay breakforward to each side. Central bays have round-arched arcading
containing off-centre entrance and round-arched sashes, some with glazing bars
with radial glazing in the heads. Other ground floor entrances replaced by sash
windows. First floor: iron balconies. Sashes with glazing bars to central
breakforward, architraves with hoods on consoles. The 8-bay wings have flat
gauged brick arches and the outer 6-bay architraves with hoods and pediments to
the outer windows. Above, mainly sashes with glazing bars. Cornice at 3rd floor
level. Iron railings to basement. Known originally as Grand Junction Road,
Sussex Gardens formed an important feature of the original layout of Bayswater.
The London Encyclopedia C Hibbert and B Weinreb (eds) 1983, p.46 and 848.


Listing NGR: TQ2708381390

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