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Latitude: 51.5067 / 51°30'24"N
Longitude: -0.1491 / 0°8'56"W
OS Eastings: 528551
OS Northings: 180267
OS Grid: TQ285802
Mapcode National: GBR BG.P1
Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.CDJ9
Entry Name: 4, Chesterfield Gardens W1
Listing Date: 30 April 1981
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1357282
English Heritage Legacy ID: 209139
Location: Westminster, London, W1J
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
TQ 2880 SE CITY OF WESTMINSTER CHESTERFIELD GARDENS W1
Town mansion, 1876 by J. T. Wimperis for Charles Magniac. Yellow stock
brick with lavish stone dressings. Slate roof. Beaux Arts and Renaissance
detailing. 4 storeys, basement and steep dormered mansard. 6 windows
wide with 2 window return to Curzon Street. Off centre entrance with
broad pilastered portico with columns in antis, arcaded 3 light loggia
over, flanked by canted bay windows with sash lights and pilaster
mullions. Channelled ground floor with architrave framed windows and
similar to upper floors, all flat arched except for top floor where they
have semicircular arches. Return has a 2 storey portico to right hand and
to left a canted bay with pilastered sash lights and pediment over 2nd floor.
Dentil cornice to 1st floor, plat band to 3rd and bracketed top cornice
with balustraded parapet; stone dormers, segmental pedimented above bay
windows. Continuous cast iron balcony on stone brackets to 1st floor.
Ornate cast iron area railings. Interior, graceful curved cantilevered stone
staircase with patterned cast iron balustrade. Decoration early C20. On
1st floor two sumptuously Rococo rooms, one L-shaped, the ceiling panels
decorated with mythological scenes. Two similar but plainer rooms on
ground floor. Marble bolection moulded doorframes.
Listing NGR: TQ2855180267
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