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Crewe House, Westminster

Description: Crewe House

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 24 February 1958
English Heritage Building ID: 209420

OS Grid Reference: TQ2863680324
OS Grid Coordinates: 528636, 180324
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5072, -0.1479

Location: 28 Charles Street, Westminster, London W1J 5 W1Y 7FJ

Locality: Westminster
County: Greater London
Country: England
Postcode: W1Y 7FJ

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Listing Text

80/65 (North side)

No 15 (Crewe House)

Detached town mansion. 1730 by Edward Shepherd, considerably altered
late C18/early C19. Stuccoed with slate roof. Set back from road in
garden. 3 storeys. 7 windows main block, centre 3 bays slightly
advanced and pedimented and 3 window bowed wings at each end of front.
Central projecting entrance porch with entablature flanked by 2 semi-
circular arched windows - similarly arched windows to rest of ground
floor. Upper floors have flat arched windows, all revealed glazing
bar sashes. The centre 3 bays above ground floor have attached portico of
4 Ionic columns supporting the pediment. Plat band, moulded cornice and
blocking course. Interior much altered early C19 with restrained neo-
classical and Grecian detail and again early C20 with fine neo-Adam
Georgian decoration but retains some plasterwork ceilings which may
well be original Shepherd. Rococo work, stone staircase with wrought
iron balusters, etc. Rare survival of a detached mansion in its own

Listing NGR: TQ2863680324

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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