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37, Craven Street Wc2

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

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5077 / 51°30'27"N

Longitude: -0.125 / 0°7'29"W

OS Eastings: 530222

OS Northings: 180416

OS Grid: TQ302804

Mapcode National: GBR JF.3Q

Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.SC8K

Entry Name: 37, Craven Street Wc2

Listing Date: 9 January 1970

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1356965

English Heritage Legacy ID: 209386

Location: Westminster, London, WC2N

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

TQ 3080 SW CITY OF WESTMINSTER CRAVEN STREET, WC2
83/20
9.1.70 No. 37

G.V. II

Terraced town house, c.1731 with c.1792 alterations. Brown brick with
red brick window dressings, channelled stucco ground floor, slate roof.
4 storeys (top floor c.1792 heightening), C.19 dormered mansard and
basement. 3 windows wide. Closet wing plan. Elliptical arched doorway
to left in plain stucco surround, recessed panelled door and patterned
fanlight. Recessed glazing bar sashes under flat gauged red brick
arches. Cornice-band finishing off ground floor stuccowork; parapet with
coping. 1st floor cast iron geometric patterned balcony. Cast iron area
railings with urn finials. Interior retains most of original features
with fielded panelling and cornices, pilastered archway from passage-hall
to panelled stairwell with dog leg, cut and carved string staircase,
changing to closed string for top flights, 3 turned balusters per tread
and columnar newels; the main rooms have wood cyma cornices enriched with
egg and tongue and leaf carving, etc. Part of the Craven family's C.18
development of their Brewhouse estate, laid out by Flitcroft.

Survey of London; Vol. XVIII.


Listing NGR: TQ3022280416

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