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21, UPPER GROSVENOR 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: 21, UPPER GROSVENOR STREET W1

List entry Number: 1066191

Location

21, UPPER GROSVENOR 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.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 207336

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

TQ 2880 NW CITY OF WESTMINSTER UPPER GROSVENOR 68/64 STREET, Wl No. 21 G.V. II Terraced town house. 1732, refronted and extensively refurbished 1908-9 by Ralph Knott and his partner E. Stone Collins. Portland stone, slate roof. An inventive refronting with slightly central European Baroque references. 4 storeys, clearly and changefully distinguished, with basement and dormered mansard. 3 windows wide, the front flanked by rusticated quoins. Channelled ground floor with elliptical arched doorway to right beneath porch formed by bowed projection of 1st floor balcony carved on a pair of Doric columns with dosserets. Plain ground floor plate glass casements. 1st floor French windows in architraves with large keystones rising into heavy segmental pediments, the shallow aprons of the 2nd floor windows rising from them in unified composition with bolection architraves having carved scrolled supports; effective blank zone thus left below high set vertical oeil-de-boeuf 2nd floor windows with keystones rising to main cornice which is carried on 4 carved consoles; parapet with coping; pedimented dormer. 1st floor balcony ironwork articulated by squat stone obelisk dies. Enriched wrought iron standards to area railings. Edwardian interior in neo Georgian and French taste with boiseries to L shaped drawing room. Rare domestic work by the architect of County Hall. Survey of London; Vol. XL.

Listing NGR: TQ2807380681

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National Grid Reference: TQ 28073 80681

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