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39-46, Connaught Square W2, Westminster

Description: 39-46, Connaught Square W2

Grade: II
Date Listed: 9 January 1970
English Heritage Building ID: 209316

OS Grid Reference: TQ2752381023
OS Grid Coordinates: 527523, 181023
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5137, -0.1636

Location: Frederick Close, Paddington, Greater London W2 2HL

Locality: Westminster
County: Greater London
Country: England
Postcode: W2 2HL

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Listing Text

53/50; 54/82 (south side)

9.1.70 Nos. 39 to 46 (consec)


Terrace of houses forming south side of square. c.1828-30, probably by
George Gutch. Brown brick, channelled stucco ground floors, concealed
slate roofs. 4 storeys and basements; Nos. 45 and 46 with attic storeys.
2 and 3-window wide fronts. Entrances to left (that of No. 46 in return),
semicircular arched doorways with panelled doors in pilastered jambs with
consoles to doorheads and fanlights. No. 46 has stucco porch to Stanhope
Place. Recessed glazing bar sashes under flat gauged arches, some in
stucco architraves. Stucco plat band over ground floor and at 3rd floor
level, crowning cornice and blocking course. Geometric patterned cast iron
balconies to 1st floor. Cast iron, spear head, urn finialed, area
railings. Connaught Square is the earliest part of the development of
Tyburnia, planned in 1827 by S.P. Cockerell for the Bishop of London's
Estate, but laid out to modified plan by Cockerell's successor
George Gutch.

"The History of Tyburnia"; G. Toplis; Country Life, 15, 22 Nov. 1973.

Listing NGR: TQ2752381023

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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