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19, Curzon Street W1, Westminster

Description: 19, Curzon Street W1

Grade: II
Date Listed: 24 February 1958
English Heritage Building ID: 209424

OS Grid Reference: TQ2845980206
OS Grid Coordinates: 528459, 180206
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5062, -0.1505

Location: 19 Curzon Street, Westminster, London W1J 7 W1Y 7AD

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

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Listing Text

24.2.58 No. 19


Terraced town house. c. 1750-60. Brown brick, slate roof. 4
storeys, basement and dormered mansard. 3 windows wide. Doorway to
left with panelled door and fanlight in architrave case flanked by
engaged Ionic columns supporting dentil pediment. Stucco architraves
to recessed sash windows, those on 1st floor with pulvinated friezes
and cornices may be original painted stone. 1st floor plat band and
sill band and moulded painted stone cornice over 2nd floor. Parapet
with coping. Wrought iron area railings with pine-cone finials and
scrollwork lampholders. Residence of Benjamin Disraeli, Earl of
Beaconsfield from 1880 to his death in 1881 (L.C.C. plaque). Interior
considerably altered but retains wrought iron scrollwork balustrade to
staircase, panelled shutters and doorcases to 1st floor front room and
some of cornices. Work executed at "No. 19" by Soane in 1802 but
nothing appears to remain and the reference may be to No. 18
consequent on renumbering - see hall of No. 18 q.v.

Listing NGR: TQ2845980206

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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