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The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

Greater London Authority
City of Westminster (London Borough)
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National Grid Reference:
TQ 28187 80926


TQ 2880 NW CITY OF WESTMINSTER GREEN STREET, Wl 68/22 14.1.70 No. 61, (Hampden House) - II* Two formerly distinct houses, both c. 1730 and since the 1780 s linked by a single storey front range and a 2 - storey rear extension-overlap. The main east house (former No. 61) by Roger Morris for himself with early and later C.19 internal and rear elevation alterations and early C.20 heightening to centre front. Brown brick, slate roof. An interesting astylar Palladian exercise of 3 storeys and basement. Advanced 3 window centre, originally of 2 storeys, with 2 window wide wings. Central entrance with stucco Doric porch added 1869. Recessed plate glass sashes under flat gauged arches, stone sills. 1st floor sill band; parapets with copings. Wrought iron area railings with flambe torch finials. 3-storey rear elevation, with 3-window wide centre and slightly advanced single bay wings, is an early C.19 alteration by Henry Harrison; the wings, including 1st floor mezzanine have tripartite windows set in shallow vertical panels up to stucco entablature below attic storey. Cast iron geometric pattern balcony and balconettes to wings on 1st floor, similarly patterned area railings. Harrison also re-windowed the east and west elevations of the overlap - extension wing joining No. 60. Interiors retain Morris's plan with the central apse-sided entrance hall and its box cornice, a secondary east wing staircase probably by Morris and an early C.18 fielded panel room, otherwise redecorated by Harrison including his main staircase with marble relief plaques on walls by Gibson, Tenerani and Thorwaldsen and Adamesque decoration of the 1870-80 s etc. The former No. 60 was built by James Richards, Master Carver. Brick, slate roof, 3 storeys and basement. 2 windows wide. Entrance originally to east side where there are still original sashes with thick glazing bars, a rare survival. Parapet with coping. Wrought iron area railings. Single storey 4-window link of the 1780s has parapet with coping. The original interior of the former No. 60 retains most of its panelling with box cornices etc. and the dog leg staircase with turned balusters. Rear extension forms part of 1780s and early C.19 Harrison work uniting the two properties as one with late C.19 alterations. Survey of London; Vol. XL.

Listing NGR: TQ2818780926


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Books and journals
'Survey of London' in Survey of London - The Grosvenor Estate in Mayfair Part 2 The buildings: Volume 40 , , Vol. 40, (1980)


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

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Date: 26 Feb 2006
Reference: IOE01/15207/20
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Anthony Rau. Source Historic England Archive
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