Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1066716

Date first listed: 02-Oct-1969

Statutory Address: 5, HAMILTON PLACE W1


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Statutory Address: 5, HAMILTON PLACE 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 28459 80004


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This List entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 05/02/2017

TQ 2879 NW and 2880 SW, 79/57; 88/5




End of terrace town mansion. Built as part of an 1807-10 group of houses facing the Park, probably by Thomas Leverton, but drastically remodelled 1879-81 by W.R. Rogers of Messrs. William Cubitt for Leopold de Rothschild. Portland stone casing, slate roof. A rich Venetian Renaissance architectural recasing. Four storeys, basement and dormered mansard. 4 windows wide with full height 3-window bows on both fronts and bold 2-storey projection on Park Lane and north elevations forming terrace to 2nd floor; single storey one window bay flanking bow on entrance front. The entrance in porch to left hand integrated in Ionic order articulating semicircular arched ground floor windows. Superimposed sequence of orders articulating 1st and 2nd floor archivolt arched windows, with Composite over Corinthian, and camber headed lugged architrave windows to 3rd floor. Enriched entablature and balustrade to 1st floor, crowning cornice and balustraded parapet. All the orders engaged on entrance and Park Lane fronts but free standing and coupled columns and pilasters appear on north elevation. Intricately scrolled iron guards to 1st floor windows on all three elevations. Elaborate cast iron area railings. Interior, decorated by the firm of "John Jackson, Mellier, Forsythe" in a rich and ecletic variety of fin de siecle Louis XV and Renaissance taste of very fine workmanship, top lit stair compartment having enriched cut string to oak stairs with intricately scrolled balustrade and the walls panelled in Regence - Louis XV style boiseries with tapestry insets, library woodwork made in Florence by Chevalier Rinaldo Barbetti, French Renaissance style panelling and plasterwork in ground floor front room etc.

Listing NGR: TQ2846380007


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Legacy System number: 210019

Legacy System: LBS

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