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39, Charles Street W1

A Grade II* Listed Building in West End, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.508 / 51°30'28"N

Longitude: -0.1466 / 0°8'47"W

OS Eastings: 528722

OS Northings: 180409

OS Grid: TQ287804

Mapcode National: GBR CF.8M

Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.DCVB

Entry Name: 39, Charles Street W1

Listing Date: 24 February 1958

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1292197

English Heritage Legacy ID: 209119

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 CHARLES STREET W1
80/39 (South side)

No 39
24.2.58
GV II*

Terraced substantial town house. c.1750-53 by the master builder
John Phillips in partnership with George Shakespear, on a Berkeley Estate
lease. Brown brick, slate roof. 3 storeys, basement and dormered mansard.
5 windows wide. Ionic columned doorcase, with full entablature, to right
framing panelled door and patterned fanlight. Recessed glazing bar sashes
under flat gauged arches, in stuccoed reveals. 1st floor painted stone
plat band. Moulded stone cornice below parapet with coping. Wrought iron
area railings with scrollwork standards flanking front steps. Original
lead rainwater head and downpipe. Plain rear elevation with a 3-window bow
to right and a 2 storey wing linking coach house/stables in mews. Interior
virtually unaltered, apart from some partitioning, including front
compartment staircase to 1st floor with stone treads, wrought iron
balustrade and ramped handrail, the compartment ceiling with enriched
cornice and fanned medallion-rose; "Chinese Room" to 1st floor rear
with hand painted wall paper; good plasterwork ceilings and enriched
cornices, carved wood and statuary marble chimney pieces, overmantel
mirrors and pier glasses, original 1st floor rear water-closet, etc.


Listing NGR: TQ2872280409

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