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38-48, Belgrave Square Sw1, Westminster

Description: 38-48, Belgrave Square Sw1

Grade: I
Date Listed: 24 February 1958
English Heritage Building ID: 208655

OS Grid Reference: TQ2832979534
OS Grid Coordinates: 528329, 179534
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5002, -0.1526

Location: B310, Westminster, London SW1X 8 SW1X 8QR

Locality: Westminster
County: Greater London
Country: England
Postcode: SW1X 8QR

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Listing Text

88/41 97/41 (north-east side)
9.1.70 (No 38)
24.2.58 Nos 38 to 48 (consec)

Grand terrace of houses. Circa 1825. George Basevi. Stucco. Low slate mansard
roofs. Graeco-Roman style. Centre and end houses set forward slightly with
giant Corinthian fluted columns to first and second floors. 3 storeys, attic and
basement (with additional attic in mansard to some houses). Each house 3 windows
wide; centre house 5 windows wide. Projecting Doric porches, continuous balcony
to first floor partly cast iron and partly stucco. Round headed windows to
ground floor. Dentil cornice above second floor. Balustrated parapet with urn
finials. Nos 44 and 45 apparently altered having continuous colonnade to ground
floor and tented canopy to balcony on fretted supports with illusionistic
fretwork arches to rear wall. Centre house has sculpted pediments to first floor
windows and cartouche to parapet. Interiors not inspected. Cast iron area
railings. One of four grand terraces facing Belgrave Square.

Listing NGR: TQ2832979534

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Source: English Heritage

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