HERTFORD HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1239252

Date first listed: 05-Feb-1970

Statutory Address: HERTFORD HOUSE, MANCHESTER SQUARE W1

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: HERTFORD HOUSE, MANCHESTER SQUARE 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 28252 81445

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History

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Details

TQ 2881 SW CITY OF WESTMINSTER MANCHESTER SQUARE, W1 55/14 (north side)

5.2.70 Hertford House

G.V. II

Town mansion, now housing the Wallace Collection. 1776 built for the Duke of Manchester contemporary with his development of the square; much altered c.1872-82 by Sir Richard Wallace with rear extension for his collection. Set back behind forecourt. Red brick with rusticated stucco ground floor and stucco dressings; slate roof. 3 storeys, basement and dormered attics in hipped roof. 7 windows wide, the outer bays added. Central entrance behind large stone Doric columned porte-cochère and entrance lobby, the 1st floor above with added stone tripartite bay window projection with broad segmental pediment. Upper storeys of flanking bays have recessed sashes in stucco architraves, tripartite to outer bays, articulated by giant, fluted, stucco Corinthian pilasters. Stucco dentil cornice below balustraded parapet. Low iron balconies to upper floor windows. Balustraded parapet to area. The gallery additions to rear are of red brick with stone dressings and enclose a courtyard; 2 storeys with blind arcading to lofty 1st floor.

Listing NGR: TQ2825281445

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 417079

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 17 Greater London

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