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2-10, Eaton Gate Sw1, Westminster

Description: 2-10, Eaton Gate Sw1

Grade: II
Date Listed: 1 December 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 209560

OS Grid Reference: TQ2822578836
OS Grid Coordinates: 528225, 178836
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4939, -0.1543

Location: Eaton Gate, Westminster, London SW1W 9 SW1W 9BJ

Locality: Westminster
County: Greater London
Country: England
Postcode: SW1W 9BJ

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Listing Text

In the entry for;
Nos 2 to 10 (even)
The date of 'Early C20' shall be amended to read '1905'. The following shall
be added to the end of the description;

Interior: All houses have mid C18 style dog-leg staircases with turned
balusters; ovolo-moulded Elizabethan-style stair windows, with Art Nouveau
patterns to eaves; panelled walls; stair halls have mid C18 style cornicing
and doorcases with enriched friezes . Fireplaces in all rooms are worked in
a variety of styles, mainly C18 but also with Elizabethan-style caryatids and
detailing to some; fine plasterwork ceilings to all first and second floor
rooms worked in a variety of styles from early C17 strapwork designs, to Queen
Anne and Neo-classical styles; major rooms are panelled; second-floor rooms are
plain. Nos 2 and 4 not inspected but noted as having similar interiors.


102/9 Nos 2 to 10 (even)
Irregular group of terraced houses. Early C20. Balfour and Turner. Portland
stone with some stock brick; tiled roof Byzantinizing Free Style. 4 storeys plus
roof storey except No 10 which of 3 storeys. Each house 3 windows wide.
Portland stone cladding from basement to second floor; stock brick above, with
red dressings. Segmental headed entrances (No 10 semicircular entrance with pair
of round headed windows to right). No 10 with broad 2 storey canted bay window.
No 2 with 3 storey canted bay window, gabled. Nos 4 to 8 with broad canted bay
windows to first floor, supported on squat pilasters with cushion capitals. Bay
windows with richly foliated cornices, and balustraded to Nos 2 to 8. Square
headed sashed windows, small panes, glazing bars; windows to third floor and
attic with segmental heads. Modillion cornice above second floor. Gable to each
house with attic windows. Return to right of No 2 pilastered. Wrought iron area
railings and lead down pipes and gutter-boxes of Arts and Crafts design.
London, Vol I, N Pevsner.

Listing NGR: TQ2822578836

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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