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TQ 2881 NE CITY OF WESTMINSTER DUCHESS MEWS, Wl 45/87 No. 17 G.V. II Corner mews building. Edwardian rebuild probably incorporating east garden front of c,1775-76 associated with James Adam's No. 17 Portland Place q.v. Stock brick with fine rubbed red brick dressings and stuccoed east front; slate roof. 2 storeys. 5 windows wide with 3 window return to Duchess Street and 3 bay garden front. Entrance front has central semi-elliptical arched doorway with keyblock and label mould over and stone dressed entrance in left bay with bold consoles to cornice-hood. Broad central 1st floor window and smaller windows flanking; recessed glazing bar sashes under cambered gauged arches. Stone dentil cornice and blocking course. Duchess Street return similar, the outer bays with shallow semicircular arched recesses. The rear stuccoed elevation has triple arcading with lunette lights and impost string. Cast iron area railings to Duchess street. Included for group value only.
Listing NGR: TQ2878381663