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92-96, Portland Place W1

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

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5226 / 51°31'21"N

Longitude: -0.1457 / 0°8'44"W

OS Eastings: 528745

OS Northings: 182037

OS Grid: TQ287820

Mapcode National: GBR C8.GC

Mapcode Global: VHGQS.FZBN

Entry Name: 92-96, Portland Place W1

Listing Date: 5 February 1970

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1265548

English Heritage Legacy ID: 424600

Location: Westminster, London, W1W

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
36/30 (east side)
5.2.70 Nos. 92 to 96 (even)
G.V. II*
Large terraced 1st rate town houses. 1776-c.1780 by James Adam as a
speculative development with his brothers and John Elwes on a Portland
Estate lease. Stock brick with channelled stucco ground floors; slate
roofs. Astylar generously proportioned fronts distinguished by their
doorways and originally part of a symmetrical block. 4 storeys (including
added attic storey) and dormered mansards, on basements. 3-window wide
fronts. Broad semicircular arched doorways to right; double panelled
doors, panelled jambs and fanlights. Recessed sash windows, under flat
gauged arches to upper floors, No. 92 with stucco architraves. Plat band
finishing ground floor stuccowork; crowning stucco cornice and blocking
course. Continuous Gothick-pattern cast iron balconies to 1st floor.
Cast iron area railings. Interior of No. 92 retains some good original
Adam features with some delicate plasterwork and marble chimneypieces,
stone geometrical staircase with cast iron balustrade; etc. Interiors of
Nos. 94 and 96 not inspected.


Listing NGR: TQ2874782041

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