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Grosvenor Estate Office, Westminster

Description: Grosvenor Estate Office

Grade: I
Date Listed: 24 February 1958
English Heritage Building ID: 208845

OS Grid Reference: TQ2856680954
OS Grid Coordinates: 528566, 180954
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5129, -0.1486

Location: 53 Davies Street, Westminster, London W1K 5 W1Y 1FH

Locality: Westminster
County: Greater London
Country: England
Postcode: W1Y 1FH

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Listing Text

69/33 (north side)
No 66 (Grosvenor Estate
Office) including No 53
Davies Street

No 66 is a terraced town house of c.1725-30 by Edward Shepherd. Brown brick with
stuccoed basement and ground floor. Three storeys, basement and attic. Four windows.
Channelled giant stucco pilasters flanking upper floors. Stucco cornice breaks forward
over pilaster caps. Pilastered doorway, up flight of steps, with consoles carrying
cornice. Architraves and cornices to ground floor windows. Interior has exceptional
plasterwork in style of Edward and John Shepherd including grand front staircase
compartment. No 66 extended along Davies Street originally but was curtailed in the
1820s-30s when No 53 of this street was built with a fine Greek revival facade by
Thomas Cundy II - but it retains a saloon and plasterwork revealing its earlier use as
wing of No 66.

Listing NGR: TQ2856180960

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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