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40, Craven Street Wc2

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

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Latitude: 51.5078 / 51°30'28"N

Longitude: -0.1252 / 0°7'30"W

OS Eastings: 530205

OS Northings: 180430

OS Grid: TQ302804

Mapcode National: GBR JF.1N

Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.SC5G

Entry Name: 40, Craven Street Wc2

Listing Date: 9 January 1970

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1356966

English Heritage Legacy ID: 209389

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

9.1.70 No. 40


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), and basement. 4 windows wide.
Square 3 room plan similar to No 39 qv but without front staircase.
Semicircular arched doorway in 2nd bay from left in plain stucco
surround, recessed panelled door and fanlight. Recessed plate glass
sashes under flat gauged red brick arches. Cornice-band over ground
floor and 1st floor sill band finishing off stuccowork; parapet with
coping. Cast iron area railings with urn finials. Interior altered but
retains plain panelling above 1st floor, and the rear 1st floor room has
fielded panelling and carved wood pilasters to chimneypiece, etc. Cut
and carved string staircase with 2 balusters per tread and clustered
curtail. Part of the Craven family's C.18 development of their Brewhouse
estate, laid out by Flitcroft.

Survey of London; Vol. XVIII.

Listing NGR: TQ3020580430

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