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45 and 46, Berkeley Square W1

A Grade I Listed Building in West End, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5092 / 51°30'33"N

Longitude: -0.1466 / 0°8'47"W

OS Eastings: 528720

OS Northings: 180548

OS Grid: TQ287805

Mapcode National: GBR CF.85

Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.DBWD

Entry Name: 45 and 46, Berkeley Square W1

Listing Date: 24 February 1958

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1218401

English Heritage Legacy ID: 208673

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
69/22 (west side)
24.2.58
Nos 45 and 46
GV
I

Town houses. C.1744-50 very fine pair of ashlar faced houses. No 45 by
Henry Flitcroft and No 46 attributed to him. No 45 of taller proportions with 4
storeys basement and dormers in slated mansard attic. No 46 of 3 storeys, basement and
pedimented dormers. Both 4 windows wide. Rusticated ground floors with doorways in
Gibbs surrounds. Glazing bar sash windows in architraves surrounds, those on first
floor with pulvinated friezes and pediments and stone baluster balconies; bracketed
cornices and parapets. Wrought iron urn-finialed railings and overthrows with link
extinguishers and lamp holders. Both houses have fine interiors with contemporary
plasterwork and chimneypieces. Very good ironwork to stone staircase of No 46. No 45
has Ionic columned hall leading to staircase overlooked by second floor gallery and top
lit; the first floor drawing rooms were redecorated 1763-67 by Sir William Chambers for
Clive of India on the latter's purchase of the house. Part of best surviving terrace
sequence in square and with exceptional interest.

NB Former Coach House to No 45: see No 45 Hays Mews W1.


Listing NGR: TQ2872080548

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