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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.


List entry Number: 1066189



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

County: Greater London Authority

District: City of Westminster

District Type: London Borough


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.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 207331

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TQ 2880 NW CITY OF WESTMINSTER UPPER GROSVENOR 68/69 STREET, Wl No. 15 G.V. II Terraced town house. 1732, heightened early C.19, with front receiving Thomas Cundy II dressing up 1863-64. Painted brick with stucco and stone dressings, slate roof. 4 storeys, basement and dormered mansard. 3 windows wide, the front framed by rusticated quoin pilasters. Entrance to right with Doric portico-porch. Recessed sash windows in stucco architraves, those on 1st floor with cornices over. Stucco string courses and plat bands; stucco crowning cornice with blocking course. Stone balustered balconettes to 1st floor windows. Cast iron area railings. Interior retains a number of original C.18 features,in particular the panelled ground floor front room with modillion cornice and chimneypiece; c.1800-20 staircase with stone treads and S pattern iron balustrade with anthemion ornament rising to 1st floor only but not in original front compartment, early C.19 rebuilt secondary stair from 1st floor; other rooms with ornate Victorian and Edwardian decoration but the 2 1st floor front rooms retain good early C.19 marble chimneypieces, that of the main room decorated with sphinxes in the Directoire-Empire taste. Survey of London; Vol. XL.

Listing NGR: TQ2812780698

Selected Sources

Books and journals
'Survey of London' in Survey of London - The Grosvenor Estate in Mayfair Part 2 The buildings: Volume 40 , , Vol. 40, (1980)

National Grid Reference: TQ 28127 80698


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