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4, Cavendish Square W1

A Grade II Listed Building in West End, London

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Latitude: 51.5166 / 51°30'59"N

Longitude: -0.144 / 0°8'38"W

OS Eastings: 528880

OS Northings: 181378

OS Grid: TQ288813

Mapcode National: GBR CB.VH

Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.G47P

Entry Name: 4, Cavendish Square W1

Listing Date: 9 January 1970

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1292348

English Heritage Legacy ID: 209047

Location: Westminster, London, W1G

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: All Souls Langham Place

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text

56/72 (east side)

9.1.70 No 4


Substantial terrace house. C.1740. Facade largely refaced in variegated stock brick
with red brick dressings early C20. Four storeys, basement, and slated mansard with
dormers. Four windows. Brick plat bands and brick modillion parapet cornice with
blocking course. Portland stone Doric portico with recessed bays and round arched
doorway. Portland stone balustered balconettes to first floor. Revealed sash windows
with segmental gauged arches, shaped brick aprons to sills. Cast iron area railings
with tasselled spear heads returned up steps. Although the interior was refurbished
contemporary with the facade much of the detail is original. Large front compartment
staircase hall up to piano nobile, open string stairs with carved bracket tread ends,
corkscrew balusters, handrail ramped to Corinthian column newels, dado on wall
corresponding, balusters returned to gallery-landing, fielded panelling to walls.
Plasterwork ceiling with Rococo details. Pedimented doorcases, etc.

Associations with Lord Nelson.

Listing NGR: TQ2888081378

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