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Description: 25-30, Craven Street Wc2
Date Listed: 9 January 1970
English Heritage Building ID: 209380
OS Grid Reference: TQ3027580372
OS Grid Coordinates: 530275, 180372
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5073, -0.1242
TO 3080 SW CITY OF WESTMINSTER CRAVEN STREET, WC2
9.1.70 Nos. 25 to 30 (conses)
Terraced town houses. 1791-92. Brown brick with channelled stucco
ground floors, concealed slate roofs. 4 storeys and basements. Each
front 3 windows wide. No. 25 (its front rebuilt in facsimile) has a
south east return with full height brick bows of 1 window each. Doorways
to left and right of each pair of houses, semicircular arched in plain
shallow surrounds, the panelled doors recessed with side lights and
architrave heads beneath looped radial patterned fanlights. Recessed
glazing bar sashes under flat gauged arches (3 blind to front of No. 25),
stuccoed reveals. Plat band finishing off ground floor stuccowork as
sill band to tall 1st floor windows. Nos. 25 to 29 have delicate bowed
iron balconettes to 1st floor windows while No. 30 has plainer iron
guards. Cast iron area railings with urn finials. Interiors retain
geometrical open well staircases with slender turned balustrades and
simple late C.18 mouldings and chimneypieces; No. 25 in the 1st floor
front room has white marble chimney piece with fluted pilaster jambs and
capped by urns in relief and central garland and medallion tablet; etc.
Part of the Craven family's C.18 development of their Brewhouse estate,
laid out for them by Flitcroft.
Survey of London; Vol. XVIII.
Listing NGR: TQ3026680381
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Source: English Heritage
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