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52-59, Montagu Square W1

A Grade II Listed Building in City of Westminster, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5174 / 51°31'2"N

Longitude: -0.1595 / 0°9'34"W

OS Eastings: 527800

OS Northings: 181431

OS Grid: TQ278814

Mapcode National: GBR 8B.C7

Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.6414

Entry Name: 52-59, Montagu Square W1

Listing Date: 1 December 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1267363

English Heritage Legacy ID: 418900

Location: Westminster, London, W1H

County: London

District: City of Westminster

Electoral Ward/Division: Bryanston and Dorset Square

Built-Up Area: City of Westminster

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: St Mary Bryanston Square

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text

TQ 2781 SE CITY OF WESTMINSTER MONTAGU SQUARE, W1
54/14 (West side)

Nos. 52 to 59 (consec.)

G.V. II

Terraced town houses. c.1810-11 (with some mid C.19 alterations and
fronts of Nos. 55 and 56 rebuilt in facsimile), by J.T. Parkinson, as part
of his Montagu-Bryanston Square development for the Portman Estate. Stock
brick with channelled stucco ground floors; concealed slate roofs. 5
storeys and basements apart from 4 storeys and basements to Nos. 55 and 56.
3-window wide fronts. Semicircular arched doorways to right with panelled
doors in pilaster jambs, No. 52 with Greek Doric columns, and fanlights.
Nos. 52 to 54 and 57 to 59 have 2-window segmental bows to ground floors,
rising into 1st floor on Nos. 58 and 59 and in to 2nd floor on No. 57, with
3 windows, the 2nd floor of that of No. 57 with Ionic columns, crowning
cornices; Nos. 52 and 54 have mid C.19, stucco, 2 storeyed canted bays
above segmental bows finished off with cornices and blocking courses;
otherwise recessed sashes under flat gauged arches. Plat band finishing
off ground floor stuccowork; stucco sill band to 4th floors of all except
Nos. 55 and 56 which are finished off with stone coped parapet. Crowning
stucco cornices and blocking course to rest. Continuous, cast iron,
geometric patterned balconies to 1st floor. Cast iron area railings with
acorn or pineapple finials.


Listing NGR: TQ2780081431

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

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