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37, Craven Street Wc2, Westminster

Description: 37, Craven Street Wc2

Grade: II
Date Listed: 9 January 1970
English Heritage Building ID: 209386

OS Grid Reference: TQ3022280416
OS Grid Coordinates: 530222, 180416
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5077, -0.1250

Location: Craven Street, Westminster, London WC2N 5 WC2N 5NG

Locality: Westminster
County: Greater London
Country: England
Postcode: WC2N 5NG

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Listing Text

9.1.70 No. 37


Terraced town house, c.1731 with c.1792 alterations. Brown brick with
red brick window dressings, channelled stucco ground floor, slate roof.
4 storeys (top floor c.1792 heightening), C.19 dormered mansard and
basement. 3 windows wide. Closet wing plan. Elliptical arched doorway
to left in plain stucco surround, recessed panelled door and patterned
fanlight. Recessed glazing bar sashes under flat gauged red brick
arches. Cornice-band finishing off ground floor stuccowork; parapet with
coping. 1st floor cast iron geometric patterned balcony. Cast iron area
railings with urn finials. Interior retains most of original features
with fielded panelling and cornices, pilastered archway from passage-hall
to panelled stairwell with dog leg, cut and carved string staircase,
changing to closed string for top flights, 3 turned balusters per tread
and columnar newels; the main rooms have wood cyma cornices enriched with
egg and tongue and leaf carving, etc. Part of the Craven family's C.18
development of their Brewhouse estate, laid out by Flitcroft.

Survey of London; Vol. XVIII.

Listing NGR: TQ3022280416

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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