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Description: Bourdon House
Date Listed: 24 February 1958
English Heritage Building ID: 209443
OS Grid Reference: TQ2867280729
OS Grid Coordinates: 528672, 180729
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5108, -0.1472
TQ 2880 NE CITY OF WESTMINSTER DAVIES STREET W1
No 2 (Bourdon House) and
Built as a detached town house with main southfront at right angle to street.
c.1721-25. Brown brick. Originally of 2 storeys and attic, heightened by one storey
with slated mansard in second half of C19. Rusticated brick quoins. Three storey
2 bay extension with new entrance added to north on Davies Street c.1760. Mid C19
alterations integrated both parts with parapet of half round tiles and tiled mansard
with dormer. Four window bays to Davies Street, some blind. Ground floor has reset or
reproduction wood pilaster doorcase with open pediment, renewed glazing bar sash
windows. Main south front to small garden has 1 x 3 x 1 window bays, the centre 3
advanced, quoined and pedimented and containing central stone architrave doorway with
pediment on consoles. Original stone cornice over first floor returned to Davies
Street. Flush framed renewed glazing bar sashes, early C20 wrought iron balconettes to
first floor. Wing in suitably matching style added early C20 to right hand. Interior
retains much of its original and c.1760 panelling, with turned baluster open string
Survey of London Vol XL.
Listing NGR: TQ2861680997
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