Basic Site Details

Name: 27 Portland Place
City or county: London
Country: England
Grid ref:
Notes: The house in Portland Place is No 27 (the south end of that terrace in Portland Place for which an R&J Adam elevation survives, the central house of which was designed by them for Viscount Stormont, nephew of the Earl of Manfield, who succeeded to that title as well). Because the house is entered from its south side in New Cavendish Street its formal address is 71 New Cavendish Street. (Information courtesy of Frank Kelsall)

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 1House  

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 271, New Cavendish StreetYes 
Item 2 of 227, Portland Place  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 11921 Alteration/conversion 


Design and Construction

The following individuals or organisations have carried out design/construction work. Where architects or practices worked together, matching letters appear beside their names in the Partnership Group column.
 NameRolePartnership GroupFromToNotes
Item 1 of 5James AdamArchitectA   
Item 2 of 5Robert AdamArchitectA   
Item 3 of 5David Barclay NivenArchitectB1921 Converted for the Swedish Legation
Item 4 of 5Herbert Hardy WigglesworthArchitectB1921 Converted for the Swedish Legation
Item 5 of 5Niven & WigglesworthArchitectural practiceB1921 Converted for the Swedish Legation


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Swedish LegationClient for 1921 work


Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Builder21 April 1922   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1Courtesy of Frank KelsallInformation sent to Dictionary Sent February 2013