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13 and 14, Craven Street Wc2

A Grade II Listed Building in St James's, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5075 / 51°30'26"N

Longitude: -0.1251 / 0°7'30"W

OS Eastings: 530212

OS Northings: 180395

OS Grid: TQ302803

Mapcode National: GBR JF.2S

Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.SC6Q

Entry Name: 13 and 14, Craven Street Wc2

Listing Date: 9 January 1970

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1066962

English Heritage Legacy ID: 209377

Location: Westminster, London, WC2N

County: London

District: City of Westminster

Electoral Ward/Division: St James's

Built-Up Area: City of Westminster

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: St Martin-in-the-Fields

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text

TO 3080 SW CITY OF WESTMINSTER CRAVEN STREET, WC2
83/40
9.1.70 Nos. 13 and 14

G.V. II

Pair of terraced town houses. 1730-31 with c.1792-1800 alterations to
front. Brown brick with red brick window dressings, concealed slate
roofs. 4 storeys (top floor made a full storey c.1800 and mansard added
to No. 13) and basement. Each 3 windows wide. Mirror plans as with
Nos. 11 and 12 q.v., with closet wings. Ground floor channelled stucco
with adjoining elliptical arched doorways in plain stucco surrounds,
containing recessed panelled doors in corner blocked architraves and
fanlights. Recessed plate glass sashes under flat gauged red brick
arches, central top floor window blind. Shallow cornice moulding
finishing off ground floor stuccowork. Parapet with coping. c.1800
wrought iron bowed balconettes to No. 13. Wrought iron area railings with
urn finials. No. 13 retains panelled interior of same type as Nos. 11 and
12 q.v. but retaining original staircase balustrade only to upper flights.
In No. 14 the panelling is only intact to the passage hall and stairwell,
the staircase with cut and carved strings, grouped balusters etc. as in
Nos, 11 and 12 q,v. Part of the Craven family's C.18 development of their
Brewhouse estate, laid out for them by Flitcroft.

Survey of London; Vol. XVIII.


Listing NGR: TQ3021280394

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