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32, Portland Place W1

A Grade II Listed Building in City of Westminster, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5197 / 51°31'10"N

Longitude: -0.1444 / 0°8'39"W

OS Eastings: 528842

OS Northings: 181720

OS Grid: TQ288817

Mapcode National: GBR C9.RD

Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.G209

Entry Name: 32, Portland Place W1

Listing Date: 1 December 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1265585

English Heritage Legacy ID: 424596

Location: Westminster, London, W1B

County: London

District: City of 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: All Souls Langham Place

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text

TQ 2881 NE CITY OF WESTMINSTER PORTLAND PLACE, Wl
45/61 (east side)
No. 32
G.V. II
Large end of terrace 1st rate town house. 1776-1780 (with some mid C.l9
alteration) by James Adam, as a speculative development with his brothers
and John Elwes on a Portland Estate lease. Stock brick with rusticated
stucco ground floor; slate roof. Astylar elevation completing the
symmetrical block of Nos. 26 to 30 (even) q.v. 4 storeys (including added
attic storey) and basement. 3 windows wide with 5-window return to New
Cavendish Street with entrance. Semicircular arched doorway with double
panelled door, sidelights and fanlight with added Corinthian columned
stucco porch. Recessed sashes, in stucco architraves to upper floors and
those on 1st floor with alternating pediments. Plat band finishing off
stuccowork to 1st floor; 2nd floor sill band; main entablature over 2nd
floor and attic cornice and blocking course. Enriched cast iron balcony
to 1st floor. Plumbed spike finialed area railings. Interior not
inspected.


Listing NGR: TQ2884281720

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

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