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5-7, Chesterfield Gardens W1, Westminster

Description: 5-7, Chesterfield Gardens W1

Grade: II
Date Listed: 30 April 1981
English Heritage Building ID: 209140

OS Grid Reference: TQ2854680287
OS Grid Coordinates: 528546, 180287
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5069, -0.1492

Locality: Westminster
County: Greater London
Country: England
Postcode: W1Y 7FD

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Listing Text

Nos 5 to 7 (consec)

Large terrace houses. 1876 by J. T. Wimperis. Portland ashlar, slate
roofs. Beaux Arts and Renaissance detailing. 4 storeys, basement and
steep dormered mansards. 2 windows each. Channelled ground floor with
columned archivolt arched porch. Canted bay windows to basement, ground
and 1st floors, and full height to No 6. 1st and 3rd floors have semi-
circular arched windows; 2nd floor windows have architraves with cornices -
plate glass sashes. Dentil cornice over 1st floor, plat band to 3rd floor
plus sill course, bracketed top cornice with balustrade and stone dormers
which are segmental pedimented over bay windows and with side lights and
straight pedimented over entrance bays. No 6 has in addition a 5th attic
storey with loggia and pavilion roof. Continuous cast iron ornate
bracketed balcony to 1st floor; cast iron balustrade to pavilion roof of
No 6; ornate cast iron area railings. Interior, long straight cantilever
stone staircases with ornamental cast iron balustrades. Good quality door
and window woodwork. No 5 has some refurbished reproduction C17 and C18 style
plasterwork and one or two crisply carved fireplaces. No 7 has all
principal areas lined in marble, mostly to very heavy effect; some lighter
reproduction C18 work above.

Listing NGR: TQ2854680287

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Source: English Heritage

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