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8, CHESTERFIELD GARDENS W1

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: 8, CHESTERFIELD GARDENS W1

List entry Number: 1066266

Location

8, CHESTERFIELD GARDENS W1

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Greater London Authority

District: City of Westminster

District Type: London Borough

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 30-Apr-1981

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 209141

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

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

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National Grid Reference: TQ 28538 80320

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