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149 AND 150, OLD PARK LANE SW1 (See details for further address information)

A Grade II Listed Building in City of Westminster, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.504 / 51°30'14"N

Longitude: -0.1492 / 0°8'57"W

OS Eastings: 528552

OS Northings: 179966

OS Grid: TQ285799

Mapcode National: GBR BH.N0

Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.CGGC

Entry Name: 149 AND 150, OLD PARK LANE SW1 (See details for further address information)

Listing Date: 2 October 1969

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1266274

English Heritage Legacy ID: 422064

Location: Westminster, London, W1K

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 OLD PARK LANE, SW1
89/5 (west side)
Nos 149 and 150
2.10.69 (including No 137
Piccadilly)
G.V. II
Flats and chambers above former showroom, now restaurant. 1904 by Collcutt and
Hamp. White artificial stone (Doulton's Carrara ware?) and some green ceramic
brick, slate roof. Exuberant eclectic "Flemish Baroque". Very tall, narrow 7
storey Piccadilly front, including pediment, gable end, with 5 storeys and
2-tier attic to Old Park Lane. 3 windows wide to Piccadilly, long 9-window
return . Ground floor has central entrance and flanking display windows all
framed by Doric columns, the outer ones in pairs and rusticated, carrying
entablature. Upper floors have central Gibbs surround windows with segmental
pediments flanked by through-storey canted bays with architraved casements, the
top 2 floors with 2-light windows. Bracketed cornice over 5th floor, shaped
gable end to attic storeys finished off by giant broken segmental pediment with
green brick banding and figure sculpture crowned by ornamental obelisk-finial.
The attic windows have ornamental ironwork balconies. The Old Park Lane return
has ground floor articulated by rusticated pilaster order, similar to
Piccadilly front, with central entrance framed by rusticated columns and
segmental pediment. Architraved and pedimented casements to upper floors with
4-storey canted bay windows flanking 3 central bays; 2 tiers of stone framed
pedimented dormers.


Listing NGR: TQ2855179966

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

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