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50, CHARLES STREET 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: 50, CHARLES STREET W1

List entry Number: 1066297

Location

50, CHARLES STREET 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: 01-Dec-1987

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 209123

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

TQ 2880 SE CITY OF WESTMINSTER CHARLES STREET W1 80/43 (South side)

No 50

- II

Terraced town house. c.1751-52, by the master builder John Phillips in partnership with George Shakespear, on a Berkeley Estate lease; alteration to front in 1899 by Wimperis and Arber. 3 storeys, basement and dormered mansard. 3 windows wide and something of a rarity in having a central entrance to front compartment staircase-hall. The central doorway has elliptical arched fanlight. Recessed sash windows, no glazing bars, in midC19 stucco architraves and with 1st floor stone oriel of 1899. Stuccoed plat band to 1st floor; parapet with coping. Wrought iron area railings. Interior considerably altered early to mid C19; the cut string front compartment staircase has early C19 Grecian pattern cast iron balustrade, changing to square section baluster above 1st floor but retaining a portion of original turned balusters to the 2nd floor landing balustrade; elements of panelling to 1st floor reception rooms otherwise refurbished mid or late C19 but retaining carved, eared architrave chimney piece with composition ornament to rear room (possibly reset), etc.

Listing NGR: TQ2879280470

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National Grid Reference: TQ 28792 80470

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