Description: 18, Cavendish Square W1
Date Listed: 10 September 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 209053
OS Grid Reference: TQ2872881368
OS Grid Coordinates: 528728, 181368
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5166, -0.1462
TQ 2881 SE CITY OF WESTMINSTER CAVENDISH SQUARE W1
56/67 (west side)
Terraced house. 1770s with mid C19 alterations. Brown brick, slate roof. Three
storeys, basement, and mansard with dormers. Rusticated stucco to ground floor.
Bracketed stone cornice and blocking course. Three windows, C19 stucco architraves,
with dentilled alternating pediments and c.1800 cast iron balconettes on first floor.
Similar doorway to No 17. Good interior features; staircase rising full height and, top
lit with "chinese" wrought iron balustrade; mahogany doors and architrave doorcases.
First floor drawing room with fine statuary marble "console" chimneypiece and fine
Rococo stucco work to ceiling: central oval with putti, roundels with reliefs from
Lafontaine's Fables, and deeply modelled birds. A more restrained Rococo design to
ceiling of first floor rear room which also has an original marble chimneypiece etc.
Listing NGR: TQ2872881368
Source: English Heritage
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