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47, Connaught Square W2, Westminster

Description: 47, Connaught Square W2

Grade: II
Date Listed: 9 January 1970
English Heritage Building ID: 209317

OS Grid Reference: TQ2757081036
OS Grid Coordinates: 527570, 181036
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5139, -0.1630

Location: Seymour Street, Paddington, Greater London W2 2HL

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

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Listing Text

9.1.70 No. 47


Terrace house on south east corner of square and Stanhope Place.
c.1828-30, probably by George Gutch. Brown brick with channelled stucco
ground floor, concealed slate roof. 4 storeys and basement. 2 windows
wide to Stanhope Place and 5-window north front to square and Seymour
Street. Entrance in north front with semicircular arched doorway with
inset Greek Doric columns, panelled door and fanlight. Recessed glazing
bar sashes, some blind to north front, under flat gauged red brick arches
to upper floors. Stucco plat band over ground floor and at 3rd floor
level, crowning cornice and blocking course. Gothic patterned cast iron
balcony 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: TQ2757081036

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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