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75, Portland Place W1

A Grade II* Listed Building in City of Westminster, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5223 / 51°31'20"N

Longitude: -0.1464 / 0°8'46"W

OS Eastings: 528697

OS Northings: 182007

OS Grid: TQ286820

Mapcode National: GBR C8.9G

Mapcode Global: VHGQS.DZZV

Entry Name: 75, Portland Place W1

Listing Date: 1 December 1987

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1265541

English Heritage Legacy ID: 424704

Location: Westminster, London, W1B

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: St Marylebone

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text

TQ 2882 SE CITY OF WESTMINSTER PORTLAND PLACE,Wl
36/31; 45/4 (west side)
No 75
G.V. II*
Large terraced lst rate town house. 1776-c1780 by James Adam as a speculative
development with his brothers and John Elwes on a Portland Estate lease. Stock
brick with channelled stucco ground floor; slate roof. Astylar elevation. 4
storeys and dormered mansard, on basement. 3 windows wide. Semicircular arched
doorway to left; double panelled door side lights and pannelled jambs with
corniced doorhead under fanlight. Recessed sashes, under flat gauged arches to
upper floors. Plat band over ground floor stuccowork; moulded stucco band over
1st floor and main dentil cornice over 2nd floor; attic cornice and blocking
course. Cast iron geometric patterned balcony across 1st floor. Cast iron
plumbed spike finialed area railings. Interior retains some good elements of
original Adam decoration and stone geometrical staircase with wrought iron
balustrades; etc.


Listing NGR: TQ2869782007

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