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22 AND 23, GROSVENOR SQUARE W1 (See details for further address information)

A Grade II Listed Building in City of Westminster, Westminster

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Latitude: 51.5122 / 51°30'43"N

Longitude: -0.1532 / 0°9'11"W

OS Eastings: 528250

OS Northings: 180864

OS Grid: TQ282808

Mapcode National: GBR 9D.S3

Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.98C3

Entry Name: 22 AND 23, GROSVENOR SQUARE W1 (See details for further address information)

Listing Date: 1 December 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1357060

English Heritage Legacy ID: 209973

Location: Westminster, London, W1K

County: 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

68/19 W. 1
Nos. 22 and 23
(Including No. 43
North Audley
Town mansion with main elevation to North Audley Street. 1906-07 by
Read and Macdonald. Portland stone, slate roof. Free Classicism with
English Baroque and French mid C.18 details. 3 storeys, basement and
full attic storey above entablature with dormered mansard above. 9
windows wide with slight asymmetry of extra bay to north, read as a
tripartite composition. Banded rustication to ground floor, the
entrance in central 2 storey slightly advanced bay with keystone
lintelled portal flanked by short screen walls terminating in panelled
piers with urn finials; bay window above flanked by pairs of Ionic
columns. 2 storey canted bays flanking,with prominent keystones to
ground floor lights and 1st floors, articulated by Ionic columns
carrying entablatures and parapets; intervening bays with pedimented
cross-mullion windows. Shallow architraves to 2nd and attic floor
windows. Recessed wing with similar details has canted end to corner
of square with Ionic columned 1st floor corner window. 2-storey and
basement 4-window wing to north with balustraded parapet. Interior
altered but retains some ceilings and elements of original decoration
on 1st floor.
Survey of London; Vol. XL.

Listing NGR: TQ2824880868

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