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Description: 34, Essex Street Wc2
Date Listed: 24 February 1958
English Heritage Building ID: 209702
OS Grid Reference: TQ3108280963
OS Grid Coordinates: 531082, 180963
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5124, -0.1124
TQ 3180 NW CITY OF WESTMINSTER ESSEX STREET, WC2
24.2.58 No 34
Terrace house. c1675-82. Barbon development, the upper floors probably an C18
refacing. Amber stock brick with stuccoed ground floor, slate roof. 3 storeys,
basement and dormered mansard. Entrance to left with panelled door and fanlight
in semicircular arched opening. Recessed sash windows under flat, gauged, red
brick dressings to jambs. Stucco plat band over ground floor and parapet with
coping. Wrought iron area railings. Rear elevation has closet wing with fine
red brick dressings, cornice and parapet. Interior retains passage-hall with
pilastered archway to staircase compartment, notably elegant, open well, cut
string stairs with slender turned balusters grouped 3 per tread,swept and
ramped handrail and carved bracket tread-ends, otherwise only fragments of
panelling and cornices etc.
Listing NGR: TQ3108280963
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Source: English Heritage
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