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Description: Shaftesbury Park Estate
Date Listed: 7 April 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 207138
OS Grid Reference: TQ2801575808
OS Grid Coordinates: 528015, 175808
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4668, -0.1584
SHAFTESBURY PARK ESTATE SW1
Nos 32 to 42 (even) and
45 to 55 (odd)
TQ 2875 10/1
Dated 1874. Designed by Robert Austin. Twin terraces culminating in towered
houses. They read on the north as a formal exit from, rather than entry to, the
estate and present blind return elevations to the south.
Three-storeys. Yellow stocks with stone, red and black brick dressings. Ground
floor projecting shopfront framed by Doric-type piers with moulded corbel blocks.
Octagonal tower above with 3 front facets pierced by sashes at first and second
floors. Stone moulded lintols to first floor, blind Gothic-arch heads to second
floor. Stepped block cornice and octagonal spire with patterned bands of slate.
Each facet of spire fronted by stone trefoil gablet with flower finial, except
south facet which bears corbelled stack with cogged cornice.
Attached terraces of 5 houses. Two-storeys, 2 windows wide. Yellow stocks with
dressings as above. Corbelled round-arched porches under single gable to Nos 36
and 33 and Nos 49 and 51. Gothic-arch door surrounds to the rest, Nos 40 and 42
and Nos 53 and 55 being coupled. Block cornices. Slate roofs.
Listing NGR: TQ2801575808
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Source: English Heritage
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