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92 AND 94, HARLEY 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: 92 AND 94, HARLEY STREET W1

List entry Number: 1066663

Location

92 AND 94, HARLEY 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: 10-Sep-1954

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 210085

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

TQ 2881 NE CITY OF WESTMINSTER HARLEY STREET, Wl 45/35 (East side) 10.9.54 Nos. 92 and 94 G.V. II* Terraced town houses. c.1777 Portland Estate development, probably by John White in partnership with the plasterer Thomas Collins (associates of Sir William Chambers). Stock brick; slate roofs. 4 storeys (dormered mansard to No. 94) , on basements. 3-window wide fronts. Broad semicircular arched doorways to left with Coade stone vermiculated rustications and head keystones; panelled doors, pilastered sidelights and moulded doorheads, plain and patterned fanlights. Recessed sashes, under flat gauged arches to upper floors. 1st floor plat band and sill band; cornice over 2nd floor and modillion cornice and blocking course. Continuous early C.19 cast iron balconies to 1st floor. Cast iron plumbed spike area railings. Good intact interiors more elaborated than the speculative norm for these 1st rate houses though with similar features; spacious top lit stone geometrical staircases with anthemion-lyre pattern wrought iron balustrades, swag ornament to drums of skylights; fluted and swagged friezes, and wreathed ceiling panels, No. 92 with inset painted panels in 1st floor drawing room ceiling in the Adam manner, but combined with the standard use of stucco mythological relief medallions in the Chambers style over the chimneypieces and used to good effect in the hall of No. 94 which has an archway preceding the staircase; inlaid marble Ionic columned or pilastered chimneypieces; mahogany doors; etc.

Listing NGR: TQ2861781837

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National Grid Reference: TQ 28616 81843

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