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18, Cavendish Square W1, Westminster

Description: 18, Cavendish Square W1

Grade: II*
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

Location: Cavendish Square, Paddington, Greater London W1G 0 W1M 9AA

Locality: Westminster
County: Greater London
Country: England
Postcode: W1M 9AA

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Listing Text

56/67 (west side)
No 18

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

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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