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51, Berkeley Square W1, Westminster

Description: 51, Berkeley Square W1

Grade: II
Date Listed: 24 February 1958
English Heritage Building ID: 208677

OS Grid Reference: TQ2877480505
OS Grid Coordinates: 528774, 180505
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5088, -0.1458

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

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Listing Text

69/26 (south west side)
24.2.58 No 51


Town house c.1750, stuccoed with some early and mid C19 alterations. Four storeys,
basement and pedimented dormers. Ground floor has original stone architrave doorcase
with bracketed cornice on consoles and a single, wide, ie altered window. First floor
windows in moulded architraves with cornices. On second floor windows have mid C19
eared architraves segmental headed and keyed. Balustraded parapet above moulded
cornice. Continuous early C19 cast iron balcony. Spear head area railings. Interior
has groin vaulted vestibule with architrave doorcases, pulvinated friezes and cornices,
mahogany doors. Cut string stone staircase with original cast iron Chinese-Chippendale
balustrade. First floor front room fitted out as library with pilastered bookcases
above dado; rear room has moulded dado rail and framing to panels, also late C18 marble
chimneypieces, etc. Part of best surviving terrace of town houses in the square.

Listing NGR: TQ2877480505

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Source: English Heritage

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