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88, Brook Street W1, Westminster

Description: 88, Brook Street W1

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 9 January 1970
English Heritage Building ID: 208852

OS Grid Reference: TQ2846180907
OS Grid Coordinates: 528461, 180907
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5125, -0.1502

Location: 86 Brook Street, Westminster, London W1K 4 W1Y 1YF

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

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Listing Text

68/17 (North side)
No 88


Terraced town house. 1725 origin, alterations to front possibly by
C. R. Cockerell in 1822-24 and interior refurbished with rear
extension by Mewes and Davis in 1909-10. Brown brick with stuccoed
ground floor, slate roof. 5 windows wide. Central entrance with
Ionic columned porch of 1822-24. Recessed glazing bar sash windows
under flat red brick gauged arches. Attic storey and mansard well
proportioned rebuild of 1909. Original cornice over 2nd floor;
cornice and parapet to attic. 1st floor early C19 wrought iron
balconettes and railings over porch. Early C19 area railings. Rear
has bowed ground floor projection on terrace. Interior lavishly
and elegantly fitted out by Mewes and Davis in the subtle and very
convincing blend of neo-Adam and Louis XVI including central gallery,
grand staircase with fine wrought iron balustrade, plasterwork and
boiseries etc.

Survey of London; vol XL

Listing NGR: TQ2846180907

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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