Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1066927

Date first listed: 09-Jan-1970

Statutory Address: 25-30, CRAVEN STREET WC2


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Statutory Address: 25-30, CRAVEN STREET WC2

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 30275 80372


TO 3080 SW CITY OF WESTMINSTER CRAVEN STREET, WC2 83/36 9.1.70 Nos. 25 to 30 (conses)


Terraced town houses. 1791-92. Brown brick with channelled stucco ground floors, concealed slate roofs. 4 storeys and basements. Each front 3 windows wide. No. 25 (its front rebuilt in facsimile) has a south east return with full height brick bows of 1 window each. Doorways to left and right of each pair of houses, semicircular arched in plain shallow surrounds, the panelled doors recessed with side lights and architrave heads beneath looped radial patterned fanlights. Recessed glazing bar sashes under flat gauged arches (3 blind to front of No. 25), stuccoed reveals. Plat band finishing off ground floor stuccowork as sill band to tall 1st floor windows. Nos. 25 to 29 have delicate bowed iron balconettes to 1st floor windows while No. 30 has plainer iron guards. Cast iron area railings with urn finials. Interiors retain geometrical open well staircases with slender turned balustrades and simple late C.18 mouldings and chimneypieces; No. 25 in the 1st floor front room has white marble chimney piece with fluted pilaster jambs and capped by urns in relief and central garland and medallion tablet; etc. Part of the Craven family's C.18 development of their Brewhouse estate, laid out for them by Flitcroft.

Survey of London; Vol. XVIII.

Listing NGR: TQ3026680381


The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number: 209380

Legacy System: LBS


Books and journals
'Survey of London' in The Strand The Parish of St Martin-in-the-Fields Part 2: Volume 18 , , Vol. 18, (1937)

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