Description of 72-74 Lancaster Gate
72-74 Lancaster Gate is a residential development in Bayswater, London W2.
This is a Grade II listed mid 19th-century Victorian building. Built as single residences and designed by the architect John Johnson.
Planning permission from Westminster City Council for:
Use as nine residential flats (Class C3) and external alterations, including excavation of extended basement floor, erection of replacement rear extensions, formation of roof terraces, replacement of mansard roof extension and installation of mechanical plant at roof level to No.73, alteration and replacement of external railings and new windows and doors.
Railway engineer Sir Rowland MacDonald Stephenson lived at no.72 in the late 19th-century. American author Francis Bret Harte lived at no.74.
1. Westminster City Council www.westminster.gov.uk/planning, ref. no.: 12/09687/FULL
2. Historic Buildings Report by Donald Insall Associates Ltd, Septmber 2012 westminster.gov.uk, ref. no.: 12/09687/FULL