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52 and 52a, Berkeley Square W1

A Grade II Listed Building in West End, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5088 / 51°30'31"N

Longitude: -0.1457 / 0°8'44"W

OS Eastings: 528781

OS Northings: 180501

OS Grid: TQ287805

Mapcode National: GBR CF.GB

Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.FBBQ

Entry Name: 52 and 52a, Berkeley Square W1

Listing Date: 24 February 1958

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1066429

English Heritage Legacy ID: 208678

Location: Westminster, London, W1J

County: London

District: City of Westminster

Electoral Ward/Division: West End

Built-Up Area: City of Westminster

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: St George, Hanover Square

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text

TQ 2880 NE and TQ 2880 SE CITY OF WESTMINSTER BERKELEY SQUARE W1
69/27; 80/15
24.2.58 Nos 52 and 52A

GV II

Town house C.1750-70. Corner site with Charles Street. Blackened brick. Four
storeys, basement and pedimented dormers in slate mansard. First floor brick plat band
and stuccoed sill band. Three windows. Ground floor has wooden Ionic columned
doorcase with pediment left and right of centre. Revealed sashes under flat gauged
brick arches. Stone cornice at third floor level, parapet with coping. Return in
Charles Street (No 52A) is of 3 storeys with 2 tiers of dormers in slated mansard. Two
full height canted bays of 3 sashes each per floor and a 2 storey 2 window extension to
left hand. Stone architrave doorcase with cornice on consoles, panelled door and
patterned fanlight. Interior of No 52A has cut string stone staircase with delicate
wrought iron work balustrade. Cast iron area railings with urn finials to both fronts,
No 52 with wrought link extinguishers. Interior of No 52 has turned balusters
staircase screened by Ionic columns on pedestals, taken up as pilaster rhythm round hall
above the dado etc. Part of best surviving terrace of town houses in the square.


Listing NGR: TQ2878180501

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