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139, Piccadilly W1

A Grade II Listed Building in City of Westminster, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5039 / 51°30'13"N

Longitude: -0.1495 / 0°8'58"W

OS Eastings: 528534

OS Northings: 179947

OS Grid: TQ285799

Mapcode National: GBR BH.M2

Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.CGBH

Entry Name: 139, Piccadilly W1

Listing Date: 2 July 1969

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1265657

English Heritage Legacy ID: 424297

Location: Westminster, London, W1J

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: St George, Hanover Square

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text

TQ 2879 NE CITY OF WESTMINSTER PICCADILLY. W1
89/7 (north side)
No 139
2.7.69
G.V. II
Terraced town house. c1760-64 or 1798 origin, remodelled and refaced 1891 by
R S Wornum at the same time and in similar style as No 138 q.v. Portland stone,
slate roof. Neo-classical revival with rather Louis XVI details. 3 tall
storeys, attic storey and dormered mansard, on basement. 4 windows wide.
Rusticated ground floor arcaded with doorway deep set to right with fanlight
and deep set square headed sashes in arcade. Upper floors have architraved
sashes, with pediments on 1st floor, articulated by giant Ionic order of
pilasters with entablature carved over from No 138 and similarly pilastered
attic. Parapet balustrades removed; pedimented dormers. 1st floor windows have
bowed balustered balconettes; carved relief plaques with swags below 2nd floor
windows. Stone balustrade to area. Hall retains possibly original or more likely
late C18 plasterwork ceiling with enriched bracket cornice.


Listing NGR: TQ2853479940

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

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