38, SEYMOUR STREET W1, 24-42, GREAT CUMBERLAND PLACE W1

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1066769

Date first listed: 01-Dec-1987

Statutory Address: 24-42, GREAT CUMBERLAND PLACE W1

Statutory Address: 38, SEYMOUR STREET W1

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: 24-42, GREAT CUMBERLAND PLACE W1

Statutory Address: 38, SEYMOUR 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 27828 81188

Summary

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History

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Details

TQ 2781 SE CITY OF WESTMINSTER GREAT CUMBERLAND PLACE, 54/68 W1 Nos. 24 to 42 (even) (Including No. 38 Seymour Street) G.V. II Crescent of town houses. c.1789-90, Portman Estate development, possibly by William Porden; Nos. 24 to 32 (even) and No. 42 rebuilt in facsimile, except for ground floor of Marble Arch Synagogue (Nos. 26 to 32 even). Stock brick with stucco banded rustication to ground floors; slate roofs, 3 storeys and attic storey on basements, mid C.20 dormered mansards, except for No. 42 which has concealed roof. 3-window wide fronts. Semicircular arched doorways to right with side lights to panelled doors and fanlights; Marble Arch Synagogue with ground floor screened by stucco Doric colonnade. Recessed glazing bar sashes, under flat gauged arches. Plat band finishing off ground floor stucco work; stucco main entablature over 2nd floor and secondary cornice and blocking course to attic storey. Cast iron, geometric patterned 1st floor balconies to Nos. 36 and 38 and individual balconettes to remainder. Cast iron area railings with spear head finials. Returns to Seymour Street and Upper Berkeley Street with similar details and doorways, incorporating in each case 2 former 3-bay house fronts. William Porden had a lease on No. 38 Great Cumberland Place.

Listing NGR: TQ2783781176

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 209866

Legacy System: LBS

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