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Description: 41, Charles Street W1
Date Listed: 24 February 1958
English Heritage Building ID: 209121
OS Grid Reference: TQ2874180422
OS Grid Coordinates: 528741, 180422
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5081, -0.1463
TQ 2880 SE CITY OF WESTMINSTER CHARLES STREET W1
80/41 (South side)
Substantial terraced town house. c.1750-53, by the master builder John
Phillips in partnership with George Shakespear, on a Berkeley Estate
lease. Brown brick, slate roof. 3 storeys, basement and dormered mansard.
5 windows wide. Entrance in 2nd bay from left, in architrave doorcase with
carved consoles and moulded cornice, 6-panel door with radial glazed
rectangular fanlight. Recessed glazing bar sashes under flat gauged
arches. Moulded stone cornice below parapet with coping. 1st floor
windows have late C18 wrought iron balconettes. Wrought iron area railings
with twin scrolled lampholders. Interior virtually unaltered with front
compartment staircase up to 1st floor only, with carved brackets and cut
string, 3 columnar balusters per tread and ramped handrail, returned to
landing-gallery and bowed out to left hand rear room doorway; upper walls
of compartment have Rococo plasterwork framing panels and good Rococo
plasterwork ceiling; modillion cornice and enriched Rococo chimney piece to
ground floor front room, good Rococo plasterwork to 1st floor reception rooms,
carved chimney pieces, doorcases, shutters, etc.
Listing NGR: TQ2874180422
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Source: English Heritage
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