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47, Berkeley Square W1, Westminster

Description: 47, Berkeley Square W1

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 9 January 1970
English Heritage Building ID: 208674

OS Grid Reference: TQ2874680536
OS Grid Coordinates: 528746, 180536
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5091, -0.1462

Location: Berkeley Square, Westminster, London W1J 5 W1X 5DB

Locality: Westminster
County: Greater London
Country: England
Postcode: W1X 5DB

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Listing Text

69/23 (south west side)

9.1.70 No 47


House. 1750 overhauled in 1891 by George and Peto. Portland stone. Refaced in an
early Italian Renaissance style. Four storeys, basement and slated mansard with
dormers. Four windows. Ground floor with 2 arched openings, entrance to right with
crisply carved low relief decoration to pilasters and entablature; iron grille to the
small square-headed window to its right. First floor windows with similarly decorated
pilasters and alternate semicircular and triangular pediments, those to left with small
balconies, those to right with simple balustrades. Second floor windows pilastered
with cornices. Entablature with carved frieze of putti and swags at third floor
level. Area railings original to C18 house with wrought iron lampstandards. Interior
fitted out in Renaissance style with chimney pieces and panelling. Original stone open
string staircase to piano nobile, stone treads with bracket ends and fine wrought iron
balustrade scrolled down to foot with gilded ramshead. Part of best remaining terrace
of town houses in the square.

Listing NGR: TQ2874680536

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Source: English Heritage

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