18-20, WIMPOLE STREET W1

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1357382

Date first listed: 01-Dec-1987

Statutory Address: 18-20, WIMPOLE STREET W1

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: 18-20, WIMPOLE 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 28591 81556

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Details

TQ 2881 NE CITY OF WESTMINSTER WIMPOLE STREET, W1 45/101 (East side) Nos 18 to 20(consec) G.V. II Terraced town houses. 1760s Portland Estate development with c1840-50 refacing. Stock brick with channelled stucco ground floors (alternating vermiculated bands at Nos 18 and 19) and stucco dressings; slate roofs. 4 storeys (No 20 with dormered mansard) on basements. 3-window wide astylar fronts. Semicircular arched doorways to Nos 19 and 20 with vermiculated dressings and voussoirs to No 19; No 18 has square headed doorway and Doric columned and balustraded stucco porch; panelled doors, No 19 with side lights and moulded doorhead-under patterned fanlight, and side light and rectangular fanlight to No 18. Recessed sashes, those on upper floors in architraves, eared on 2nd and 3rd floors, the 1st floor windows with pulvinated friezes and cornices on consoles with the centre windows pedimented. Plat band over ground floor and crowning cornice with blocking course. Nos 18 and 19 have continuous stucco balcony on bold pendant ornamented brackets with low balustrading, carried out over porch of No 18. No 20 has iron balustraded balcony on brackets. No 18 has plumbed spike finialed area railings. Nos 19 and 20 have wrought iron area railings with flambé urn finials. Interiors retain stone staircases with scrolled wrought iron balustrades, some original plasterwork and chimneypieces; etc.

Listing NGR: TQ2859281558

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 207664

Legacy System: LBS

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