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2, Carlton Gardens Sw1

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

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Latitude: 51.5052 / 51°30'18"N

Longitude: -0.1343 / 0°8'3"W

OS Eastings: 529586

OS Northings: 180123

OS Grid: TQ295801

Mapcode National: GBR GG.0L

Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.MFDG

Entry Name: 2, Carlton Gardens Sw1

Listing Date: 9 January 1970

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1209730

English Heritage Legacy ID: 208972

Location: Westminster, London, SW1Y

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

9.I.70 No. 2

G.V. II*

One of a pair of large town houses. c.1828 by John Nash with
(Sir) James Pennethorne. Stucco, slate roof. Part of the southern
termination of Nash's Via Triumphalis raised on terrace with south front to
the Mall. 3 tall storeys, basement and dormered mansard. 5 windows wide
and with 6-window south front with central full height bow. Portico-porch
to right with 2 pairs of Ionic columns and balustraded parapet. Recessed
glazing bar sashes, those on ground and 2nd floors with cornices on
consoles, those on 1st floor with pediments on consoles. Pseudo parapet
with blind balustrading below window sills on 1st floor, 2nd floor sill
band; moulded cornice and balustraded parapet. The return front has
similar fenestration, including bow, but with the 1st floor parapet fully
developed as a balustraded balcony on shallow console brackets. Cast iron
spear head area railings. No. 2 was Lord Kitchener's London residence as
Secretary of State for War from 1914 to his death in 1916 (LCC plaque).

Survey of London; Vol. XX.

Listing NGR: TQ2958680123

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