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18, CAVENDISH SQUARE 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: 18, CAVENDISH SQUARE W1

List entry Number: 1066307

Location

18, CAVENDISH SQUARE 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: 10-Sep-1954

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 209053

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

TQ 2881 SE CITY OF WESTMINSTER CAVENDISH SQUARE W1 56/67 (west side) 10.9.54 No 18 GV II*

Terraced house. 1770s with mid C19 alterations. Brown brick, slate roof. Three storeys, basement, and mansard with dormers. Rusticated stucco to ground floor. Bracketed stone cornice and blocking course. Three windows, C19 stucco architraves, with dentilled alternating pediments and c.1800 cast iron balconettes on first floor. Similar doorway to No 17. Good interior features; staircase rising full height and, top lit with "chinese" wrought iron balustrade; mahogany doors and architrave doorcases. First floor drawing room with fine statuary marble "console" chimneypiece and fine Rococo stucco work to ceiling: central oval with putti, roundels with reliefs from Lafontaine's Fables, and deeply modelled birds. A more restrained Rococo design to ceiling of first floor rear room which also has an original marble chimneypiece etc.

Listing NGR: TQ2872881368

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National Grid Reference: TQ 28728 81368

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