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Latitude: 51.5174 / 51°31'2"N
Longitude: -0.142 / 0°8'31"W
OS Eastings: 529017
OS Northings: 181468
OS Grid: TQ290814
Mapcode National: GBR DB.97
Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.H492
Entry Name: 43, GREAT PORTLAND STREET W1 (See details for further address information)
Listing Date: 14 October 1985
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1267276
English Heritage Legacy ID: 419238
Location: Westminster, London, W1W
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
TQ 2981 SW CITY OF WESTMINSTER MORTIMER STREET
57/8 No. 93, including
No 43 Great
14.10.85 Portland Street)
Office block. C1906-10 by W. and E. Hunt. Portland stone faced, slate roof.
Bold neo-Grec design of early date for this style. 4 storeys, with ground
floor and 1st floor cum mezzanine as a podium, and basement. 5 bays wide.
Arcaded rusticated podium has entrance in central bay treated as an Ionic
columned aedicule- porch with pediment rising in front of mezzanine window
in tympanum of arch; shop windows flanking, with fret-ornamented band at
impost level and scrolls to key blocks of arcade. The architraved metal
casements of upper floors are framed by the giant Ionic order which rises
from the podium to a heavy dentilled entablature with wreaths over the columns
and antae with acroteria faced stops above, moulded bandcourse to 2nd floor
and enriched cornices to 2nd floor windows with open cartouche pediment to
central window. No 43 Great Portland Street with stone facade of similar
character but plainer.
Listing NGR: TQ2902181454
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