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Crewe House

A Grade II* Listed Building in West End, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5072 / 51°30'25"N

Longitude: -0.1479 / 0°8'52"W

OS Eastings: 528636

OS Northings: 180324

OS Grid: TQ286803

Mapcode National: GBR BF.ZW

Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.DC5X

Entry Name: Crewe House

Listing Date: 24 February 1958

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1066942

English Heritage Legacy ID: 209420

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 SE CITY OF WESTMINSTER CURZON STREET W1
80/65 (North side)

No 15 (Crewe House)
24.2.58
II*

Detached town mansion. 1730 by Edward Shepherd, considerably altered
late C18/early C19. Stuccoed with slate roof. Set back from road in
garden. 3 storeys. 7 windows main block, centre 3 bays slightly
advanced and pedimented and 3 window bowed wings at each end of front.
Central projecting entrance porch with entablature flanked by 2 semi-
circular arched windows - similarly arched windows to rest of ground
floor. Upper floors have flat arched windows, all revealed glazing
bar sashes. The centre 3 bays above ground floor have attached portico of
4 Ionic columns supporting the pediment. Plat band, moulded cornice and
blocking course. Interior much altered early C19 with restrained neo-
classical and Grecian detail and again early C20 with fine neo-Adam
Georgian decoration but retains some plasterwork ceilings which may
well be original Shepherd. Rococo work, stone staircase with wrought
iron balusters, etc. Rare survival of a detached mansion in its own
grounds.


Listing NGR: TQ2863680324

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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