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40, Charles Street W1, Westminster

Description: 40, Charles Street W1

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 24 February 1958
English Heritage Building ID: 209120

OS Grid Reference: TQ2873080415
OS Grid Coordinates: 528730, 180415
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5080, -0.1465

Locality: Westminster
County: Greater London
Country: England
Postcode: W1X 7PB

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Listing Text

80/40 (South side)

No 40

Terraced town house. c1750-53 by the master builder John Phillips in
partnership with George Shakespear, on a Berkeley Estate lease. Brown
brick, slate roof. 4 storeys, including attic storey, on basement. 3
windows wide. Entrance to left with architrave doorcase and carved
consoles to moulded cornice, 6-panel door with radial glazed rectangular
fanlight. Recessed glazing bar sashes under flat gauged arches, in
stuccoed reveals. 1st floor plat band and sill band, main bracketed
cornice over 2nd floor and secondary cornice below parapet. Wrought iron
area railings and twin lampholders with link extinguishers. Interior
little altered with stone staircase with wrought iron balustrade, good
plasterwork ceilings, enriched cornices, chimneypieces, door-furniture,

Listing NGR: TQ2873080415

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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