44, BERKELEY SQUARE W1

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: I

List Entry Number: 1066466

Date first listed: 24-Feb-1958

Statutory Address: 44, BERKELEY SQUARE W1

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: 44, BERKELEY SQUARE W1

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 28714 80555

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History

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Details

TQ 2880 NE CITY OF WESTMINSTER BERKELEY SQUARE W1 69/21 (west side) 24.2.58 No 44 GV I

Town house 1742-44 by William Kent for Lady Isabella Finch. Brown brick. Three storeys basement and later dormers. Three windows, symmetrical. Ground floor rusticated stone quoins and boldly rusticated stone and to recessed entrance. Stone architraves to piano nobile and second floor, those on first floor with pediments, the central one on consoles, and with blind balustrades linked by flat band. Bracketed stone cornice beneath dormers. Wrought iron railings and overthrow with link extinguishers and lampholders. Magnificent interiors to both main floors in particular baroque spatial handling of spectacular staircase. First floor bedroom and boudoir to rear redecorated late C18 probably by Henry Holland. Restored/redecorated 1963 by John Fowler, consulting architect Philip Jebb, who are responsible for the Gothick corridor flanking garden and the garden pavilion. Part of best surviving terrace of town houses in square and with interior of exceptional quality.

Listing NGR: TQ2871480555

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 208672

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 17 Greater London

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