8 Chesterfield Gardens W1

Date:
10 Sep 2000
Location:
8 Chesterfield Gardens W1, Marylebone, City Of Westminster, Greater London, W1Y 7FD
Reference:
IOE01/02573/06
Type:
Photograph (Digital)
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Description

This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

TQ 2880 SE CITY OF WESTMINSTER CHESTERFIELD GARDENS W1 80/46 No 8 30.4.81 GV II

Large terrace house, 1876 by J. T. Wimperis. Portland ashlar, slate roof. Beaux Arts and Renaissance detailing. 2 windows wide, right hand of 4 storeys with steep dormered mansard. Left hand of 3 storeys, single storey north wing and basement. 2 storey arched porch to left. Channelled ground floor. Canted bay window from basement to 2nd floor to right of 3 sash lights; 5 arcaded windows to 3rd floor. Semicircular arched let and 2nd floor windows to left. Moulded string and sill courses, bracketed main cornice with balustrade; segmental pedimented stone dormer to mansard attic over right hand 3rd floor. The wing has acanted bay window and a crowning balustrade. Ornate bracketed cast iron balcony to 1st floor; ornate cast iron area railings. Interior has decoration probably of early C20. Heavy marble staircase with urn-shaped balusters. Ground floor right room has modillion cornice and panelling perhaps C18 imported. Ballroom to rear has deep covered frieze, ceiling of lattice panels and rosettes, walls divided by composite pilasters and having Rococo shaped panels with trophies and all manner of ornamental plaster motifs; also two large carved marble, chimney pieces.

Listing NGR: TQ2853880320

Content

This is part of the Series: IOE01/0834 IOE Records taken by Susan Graber; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England

Rights

© Ms Susan Graber. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

People & Organisations

Photographer: Graber, Susan

Rights Holder: Graber, Susan

Keywords

Ashlar, Cast Iron, Slate, Victorian Terraced House, Monument <By Form>, House, Domestic, Dwelling, Railings, Barrier