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85, WIMPOLE STREET W1

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: 85, WIMPOLE STREET W1

List entry Number: 1066059

Location

85, WIMPOLE STREET W1

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Greater London Authority

District: City of Westminster

District Type: London Borough

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 01-Dec-1987

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 207684

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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History

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Details

TQ 2881 SE CITY OF WESTMINSTER WIMPOLE STREET W1 56/22 (west side) No 85 - II Terrace house. 1913 by F M Elgood. Portland stone ashlar faced, slate roof. Four storeys, basement and set back steep mansard. Austerely detailed elevation combining Arts and Crafts with mid C18 French touches. Ground floor has recessed doorway with shallow bolection architrave balanced to left by recessed window. Between them and with wall plane advanced is a flush framed glazing bar sash window. Above rises a shallow canted bay through first, second and third floors with flush framed glazing bar sash lights in shallow bolection architraves. Raised panels over first and second floor windows give cambered arch effect and the window architraves suggest vertical "ribs" on the bay. The bay dies into the boldly projecting cornice borne each end of festooned console-corbels. Console bracketed first floor balcony divided in 2 parts by the bay window.

Listing NGR: TQ2860881397

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National Grid Reference: TQ 28608 81397

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