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72, Brook Street W1

A Grade II* Listed Building in West End, London

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Latitude: 51.5127 / 51°30'45"N

Longitude: -0.149 / 0°8'56"W

OS Eastings: 528541

OS Northings: 180932

OS Grid: TQ285809

Mapcode National: GBR BC.QX

Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.C7LP

Entry Name: 72, Brook Street W1

Listing Date: 24 February 1958

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1357223

English Heritage Legacy ID: 208848

Location: Westminster, London, W1K

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

69/36 (north side)

24.2.58 No 72

Terrace house 1726 by Edward Shepherd for himself. Brown brick, quoin blocked on
party line. Four storeys, basement and slated mansard attic with 2 dormers. Three
windows. Ground floor altered with arched windows set in rusticated arched recesses.
Entrance with rusticated arch. Revealed glazing bar sashes, those on first floor with
wrought iron balconies. Bracketed main cornice at third floor level; parapet with
coping. Wrought iron area railings and overthrow. Interior has good staircase reached
through vaulted hall, unusual detailing to cut treads and columnar balustrade - first
floor Ionic columned gallery. Original panelling ground, first floor main rooms and
Rococo plasterwork ceilings by Shepherd, etc.
Survey of London: vol XL.

Listing NGR: TQ2854180932

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