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Description: 55, Curzon Street W1
Date Listed: 26 May 1981
English Heritage Building ID: 209436
OS Grid Reference: TQ2880880336
OS Grid Coordinates: 528808, 180335
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5073, -0.1454
TQ 2880 SE CITY OF WESTMINSTER CURZON STREET W1
80/154 (South side)
26-5-81 No 55
Terrace house. Late C18/early C19 with alterations. Darkened brick,
stuccoed ground floor, slate roof. 4 storeys, basement and dormered
mansard. 2 windows wide. Doorway to left, semicircular arched with
pilastered jambs and fanlight; ground floor windows altered. Upper
floors have recessed glazing bar sashes under flat gauged brick arches.
1st floor stucco plat band and stucco band cornice to parapet with coping.
Cast iron balconettes to 1st floor. Cast iron area railings. Interior
has c. 1800 staircase with carved tread ends, square balusters, dado;
ground floor rooms retain cornices, moulded friezes, alcoves flanking chimney
breast. The rear room bow ended. The 1st floor was completely refurbished
c.1900 in Rococo style; walls, doors and ceiling with coved cornice all
decorated with raised border, shaped panels with flowers, fruit, ribbon
and musical trophies of varied design; cast iron chimney piece of same
Listing NGR: TQ2880580331
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Source: English Heritage
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