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44, Berkeley Square W1

A Grade I Listed Building in West End, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5093 / 51°30'33"N

Longitude: -0.1467 / 0°8'47"W

OS Eastings: 528714

OS Northings: 180555

OS Grid: TQ287805

Mapcode National: GBR CF.74

Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.DBTB

Entry Name: 44, Berkeley Square W1

Listing Date: 24 February 1958

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1066466

English Heritage Legacy ID: 208672

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 CITY OF WESTMINSTER BERKELEY SQUARE W1
69/21 (west side)
24.2.58
No 44
GV
I

Town house 1742-44 by William Kent for Lady Isabella Finch. Brown brick. Three
storeys basement and later dormers. Three windows, symmetrical. Ground floor
rusticated stone quoins and boldly rusticated stone and to recessed entrance. Stone
architraves to piano nobile and second floor, those on first floor with pediments, the
central one on consoles, and with blind balustrades linked by flat band. Bracketed
stone cornice beneath dormers. Wrought iron railings and overthrow with link
extinguishers and lampholders. Magnificent interiors to both main floors in particular
baroque spatial handling of spectacular staircase. First floor bedroom and boudoir to
rear redecorated late C18 probably by Henry Holland. Restored/redecorated 1963 by
John Fowler, consulting architect Philip Jebb, who are responsible for the Gothick
corridor flanking garden and the garden pavilion. Part of best surviving terrace of
town houses in square and with interior of exceptional quality.


Listing NGR: TQ2871480555

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