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42-45, Chester Square Sw1 (See Details for Further Address Information), Westminster

Description: 42-45, Chester Square Sw1 (See Details for Further Address Information)

Grade: II
Date Listed: 9 January 1970
English Heritage Building ID: 209162

OS Grid Reference: TQ2849378858
OS Grid Coordinates: 528493, 178858
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4941, -0.1505

Location: Chester Square, Westminster, London SW1W 9 SW1W 9EA

Locality: Westminster
County: Greater London
Country: England
Postcode: SW1W 9EA

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Listing Text

102/32 (south side)

Nos 42 to 45 (consec)
9.1.70 including 45a & 45b


Row of houses. Early to mid C19. Stucco. Slate mansards. 3 storeys with attic
mansard, to Nos 42 and 45a and full attic to rest, Nos 43, 45 and 45b with
additional attic mansard. Houses divided by giant paired pilasters with curious
free "Ionic" capitals. Channelling to ground floor. Projecting porches with
square piers and cushion capitals. Continuous cast iron balcony to first floor.
Square headed windows, sashes, mostly retaining glazing bars; French casements to
first floor. Dentil cornice above second floor. Attic with incised pilasters
between houses. Cast iron area railings.

Listing NGR: TQ2849378858

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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