Nos 77 to 80 (consec), 80a and Mews Arch, Chester Square

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1066276

Date first listed: 09-Jan-1970

Statutory Address: 77-80, CHESTER SQUARE SW1

Statutory Address: 80A AND MEWS ARCH, CHESTER SQUARE SW1

Map

Ordnance survey map of Nos 77 to 80 (consec), 80a and Mews Arch, Chester Square
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Location

Statutory Address: 77-80, CHESTER SQUARE SW1

Statutory Address: 80A AND MEWS ARCH, CHESTER SQUARE SW1

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

County: Greater London Authority

District: City of Westminster (London Borough)

National Grid Reference: TQ 28631 79083

Summary

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

TQ 2879 SE 98/50

CITY OF WESTMINSTER, SW1 CHESTER SQUARE (east side), Nos 77 to 80 (consec), 80a and Mews arch

9.1.70

GV II

Balanced terrace of houses. Planned 1828, started about 1835. Slate mansards (except 79). End house set forward slightly with paired giant pilasters rising through first and second floors. 3 storeys, attic, attic mansard, and basement. Each house 2 windows wide (No 77 of 3 bays). Channelling to ground floor. Square headed entrances and windows. No 79 with projecting porch. Panelled doors. Centre and end houses with first floor windows set in segmental arched reveals. Cast iron first floor balconies of anthemion pattern. Sashes, glazing bars, French windows to first floor. Cornice above second floor; subsidiary cornice above third floor. Cast iron spearheaded area railings. Return to left also of interest with attached stucco segmental headed mews arch. Planned development. GLC plaque to No 77 commemorating presence of the secretariat of Queen Wilhemina of the Netherlands from 1940 to 1945.

London Vol I N Pevsner.

Listing NGR: TQ2863179083

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 209165

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: London I: The Cities of London and Westminster, (1962)

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