30, 30A, 30B AND 31, WIMPOLE STREET W1

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1357383
Date first listed:
01-Dec-1987
Statutory Address:
30, 30A, 30B AND 31, WIMPOLE STREET W1

Map

Ordnance survey map of 30, 30A, 30B AND 31, WIMPOLE STREET W1
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Location

Statutory Address:
30, 30A, 30B AND 31, 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 28556 81665

Details

TQ 2881 NE CITY OF WESTMINSTER WIMPOLE STREET, W1 45/75 (East side) Nos 30, 30A, 30B and 31 G.V. II Large corner block of town houses. 1912 by Banister Fletcher. Portland stone; slate roofs. Vigorously detailed Free Style corner group mixing classical and Jacobean features, with steep pediment-gables and canted bays. 4 storeys and attics, on basement. 2 3-storey canted bays and a corner bay to front and symmetrical New Cavendish Street return with 3 3-storey pairs of canted bays and central attic feature. Doorways set under 1st floor balcony between the canted bays. Flush ashlar mullioned and transomed leaded casement windows; small oblong 3rd floor windows alternating with blind panels act as "frieze" to the main cornice and pediments. The pediments contain circular windows. The New Cavendish Street front has 4 small windows between the pairs of canted bays on each floor, set in segmental arched lined panels. 2 segmental pedimented stone dormers between the pediments in front and 2 wider ones set forward to return flanking the central balustraded and arcaded niched concave attic feature. Continuous stone strapwork balustraded balcony on consoles to 1st floor, its face flush with fronts of canted bays, and similar stone balconies to 1st and 2nd floors of return,linking the pairs of canted bays. Moulded main cornice and moulded pediments. Cast iron area railings.

Listing NGR: TQ2855681665

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
207668
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: 01 May 2002
Reference: IOE01/07231/05
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Richard M. Brown. Source Historic England Archive
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