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Description: 23, Upper Brook Street W1
Date Listed: 1 December 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 207317
OS Grid Reference: TQ2804680769
OS Grid Coordinates: 528046, 180769
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5113, -0.1562
CITY OF WESTMINSTER UPPER BROOK
TQ 2880 NW
68/24 STREET, Wl
Terraced town house. c.1742 with late C.18 internal alterations and
1808 rear extension; stucco and stone dressings and porch added by
Thomas Cundy II in 1865. Brown brick with rusticated stucco ground
floor, slate roof. 3 storeys, basement and dormered mansard. 3
windows wide. Enclosed Doric porch to right with lunette fanlight
doorway and altered wing lights, crowning balustraded parapet.
Recessed flat arched sash windows but with French casements on 1st
floor with cornices on consoles; architrave surrounds to 2nd floor.
Cornice and parapet; dormers with pediments on consoles. Centre and
left 1st floor windows have stone balconettes with early C.20
ironwork. Cast iron area railings. Interior retains a number of
original features and its plan with central top lit staircase flanked
by closets serving front and back rooms, a number retain 1740s
panelling with moulded dentil cornices; the hall opens through an
archway onto the staircase which has stone treads with chamfered
soffits and lyre pattern iron balustrade, the circular skylight drum
is late C.18 and decorated withpaterae and festoons, early C.19
mouldings to 1808 rear extension etc.
Survey of London; Vol. XL.
Listing NGR: TQ2804780767
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