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DURRANT'S HOTEL

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: DURRANT'S HOTEL

List entry Number: 1066778

Location

DURRANT'S HOTEL, 26-32, GEORGE 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.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 209783

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

TQ 2881 NW CITY OF WESTMINSTER GEORGE STREET, W1 44/54 (north side) Nos. 26 to 32 (even) Durrant's Hotel G.V. II Hotel. c.1780-1800 Portman Estate terrace apparently altered early C.19 as hotel, and with some mid C.20 modification. Stock brick with stucco dressings and stuccoed ground floor; slate roof. Principal feature is the use of a Tower of the Winds derived pilaster order articulating upper floors. 4 storeys and basement. 16-window wide George Street front, the windows grouped in pairs, and 11-window Manchester Street return with windows grouped in rhythm 3;4;4. Coupled column, Tower of the Winds porch in 2nd bay from right. Recessed sashes, most with glazing bars, those on ground floor with blind semicircular arches linked by moulded imposts, those on upper floors under flat gauged arches. Guilloche moulded plat band finishes off ground floor; the pilaster order articulates the window groups and rises to frieze, dentil cornice and blocking course; continuous sill band to 3rd floor. The 1st bay of windows to return are blind and an access way has been inserted at far end.

Listing NGR: TQ2821781499

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National Grid Reference: TQ 28217 81499

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