40, DEVONSHIRE STREET W1

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1356986
Date first listed:
01-Dec-1987
Statutory Address:
40, DEVONSHIRE STREET W1

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Location

Statutory Address:
40, DEVONSHIRE 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 28637 81933

Details

TQ 2881 NE CITY OF WESTMINSTER DEVONSHIRE STREET, W1 45/12 (south side)

No. 40

G.V. II

Town house. c.1910. Red brick with stone dressings, tiled roof. Arts and Crafts Georgian Revival. 2 storeys and attic in pyramidal roof. 4 windows wide. Doorway to left and 2 main ground floor windows in arcaded openings with keystones and linked by bold stone impost string, the door recessed in stone eared bolection architrave with cornice and with fanlight above with radial glazing. To left of doorway a small side window breaks the symmetry. All windows are recessed sashes, those on 1st floor are set above the spandrels of the ground floor arcade and have louvred shutters; their reveals are carried up with blind panels to the soffit of the leaded trough gutter; 4 half-dormers set back and breaking through the eaves. The house is raised on a tall stone plinth advanced to front and refaced in marble to provide planting boxes and returned as "skirting" to mews flank which has slightly projecting bold chimney breast with panelled stack and beyond basement openings, a circular ground floor window. Two 1st floor sashes a dormer; the rear has a canted bay. Part of an early C.20 attempt by the Portland Estate to restore the domestic character of this area which had become too professional.

Listing NGR: TQ2863681931

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
209492
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 15 Jul 2001
Reference: IOE01/04759/05
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Adam Horan. Source Historic England Archive
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