17, UPPER GROSVENOR STREET W1

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1066190
Date first listed:
05-Feb-1970
Statutory Address:
17, UPPER GROSVENOR STREET W1

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Location

Statutory Address:
17, UPPER GROSVENOR STREET W1

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

County:
Greater London Authority
District:
City of Westminster (London Borough)
National Grid Reference:
TQ 28121 80659

Details

TQ 2880 NW CITY OF WESTMINSTER UPPER GROSVENOR 68/67 STREET, Wl 5.2.70 No. 17 G.V. II Terraced town house. 1906-07 by Balfour and Turner. Portland stone front, slate roof. Distinctive Balfour and Turner composition characterised by trabeated generously windowed theme freely evoking late C.17 Belgian-Dutch classicism (Brussels Grande Place e.g.) 4 storeys and basement. 4 windows wide. Entrance to right deeply recessed between projecting piers with outward curving naturalistically carved caps. Ground floor canted stone bay window with small pane glazing bar sash lights in enriched architraves. 1st floor full length nearly flush glazing bar sashes only separated by pilasters on pedestals supporting entablature with fine naturalistically carved frieze, 2nd floor has segmental arched casements separated by smaller pilasters with caps at impost level and the top floor glazing bar sashes rise from cornice-sill course in shallow panels divided by pilasters. Moulded main cornice and pediment over centre two bays, set against balustraded parapet. 1st floor balcony with graceful ironwork trellis balustrade. Cast and wrought iron area railings of individual design. The interior was designed by White Allom and Co. with central reception hall and main staircase top lit with Tijou style balustrade; 1927 Deco refurbishment of Morning Room in veneered wood by G. Trollope & Sons. Survey of London; Vol. XL.

Listing NGR: TQ2812180659

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
207333
Legacy System:
LBS

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)

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 02 Feb 2003
Reference: IOE01/10074/20
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