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Description: 41, Craven Street Wc2
Date Listed: 9 January 1970
English Heritage Building ID: 209390
OS Grid Reference: TQ3019280436
OS Grid Coordinates: 530192, 180436
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5079, -0.1254
TQ 3080 SW CITY OF WESTMINSTER CRAVEN STREET, WC2
9.1.70 No. 41
Terraced town house. c.1730 with c.1792 alterations. Brown brick with
red brick window dressings, channelled stucco ground floor, slate roof.
4 storeys (top floor c.1792 heightening) and basement. 3 windows wide.
Closet wing plan. Elliptical arched doorway to right in plain stucco
surround, recessed panelled door and fanlight, cornice on consoles added
C.19. Recessed sashes, glazing bars intact to 1st floor, under segmental
red brick arches (the only house in Craven Street with segmental window
arches). Cornice-band over ground floor stuccowork as 1st floor sill
band; parapet with coping. 1st floor windows have bowed delicate cast
iron balconettes. Cast iron area railings with urn finials. Interior
largely intact with fielded and plain panelling and cornices; pilastered
archway from hall to stairwell with dogleg turned baluster staircase of
standard type (viz Nos, 11 and 12 qv) etc . Part of the Craven family's
C.18 development of their Brewhouse estate, laid out by Flitcroft.
Listing NGR: TQ3019280436
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Source: English Heritage
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