Description: 37, Craven Street Wc2
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
TQ 3080 SW CITY OF WESTMINSTER CRAVEN STREET, WC2
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
Source: English Heritage
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