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Bourdon House

A Grade II* Listed Building in West End, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5108 / 51°30'39"N

Longitude: -0.1472 / 0°8'49"W

OS Eastings: 528672

OS Northings: 180729

OS Grid: TQ286807

Mapcode National: GBR CD.3K

Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.D9J4

Entry Name: Bourdon House

Listing Date: 24 February 1958

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1210196

English Heritage Legacy ID: 209443

Location: Westminster, London, W1K

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 DAVIES STREET W1
69/65
No 2 (Bourdon House) and
2A
24.2.58
- II*

Built as a detached town house with main southfront at right angle to street.
c.1721-25. Brown brick. Originally of 2 storeys and attic, heightened by one storey
with slated mansard in second half of C19. Rusticated brick quoins. Three storey
2 bay extension with new entrance added to north on Davies Street c.1760. Mid C19
alterations integrated both parts with parapet of half round tiles and tiled mansard
with dormer. Four window bays to Davies Street, some blind. Ground floor has reset or
reproduction wood pilaster doorcase with open pediment, renewed glazing bar sash
windows. Main south front to small garden has 1 x 3 x 1 window bays, the centre 3
advanced, quoined and pedimented and containing central stone architrave doorway with
pediment on consoles. Original stone cornice over first floor returned to Davies
Street. Flush framed renewed glazing bar sashes, early C20 wrought iron balconettes to
first floor. Wing in suitably matching style added early C20 to right hand. Interior
retains much of its original and c.1760 panelling, with turned baluster open string
staircase, etc.
Survey of London Vol XL.


Listing NGR: TQ2861680997

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