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WIMBOURNE HOUSE

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: WIMBOURNE HOUSE

List entry Number: 1066498

Location

WIMBOURNE HOUSE, 22, ARLINGTON STREET SW1

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: 24-Feb-1958

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 208554

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

TQ 2980 SW CITY OF WESTMINSTER ARLINGTON STREET, SW1 81/12 No 22 (Wimbourne House) 24.2.58 GV II*

Town mansion, c. 1740-55 by William Kent, completed by Stephen Wright for Henry Pelham, considerably altered and extended in later C18 and mid C19 on forecourt side, only to be "reinstated" in latter part of 1970s with the demolition of the forebuilding. Yellow brick, slate roof. 3 storeys, basement and dormered attic. The intact Green Park west front 11 bays wide in the rhythm 3: 3: 1: 3: 1, the triplets being full height canted bays. Recessed glazing bar sashes under flat gauged arches. Stone plat bands to ground and 1st floor; stone bracketed cornice and blocking course. All windows have wrought iron balconettes. The entrance front has a "reinstated" 5 window symmetrical elevation with central doorway. Interior has good Kent work with galleried staricase compartment with coffered ceiling and very fine saloon to centre of west front, the ceiling coffered with red and blue panels with small relief figures similar to 44 Berkeley Square, apsed into bay on to Park another fine room with Kent decoration,east of saloon,and sumptuous C19 work etc.

Listing NGR: TQ2906280281

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National Grid Reference: TQ 29062 80281

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