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CREWE HOUSE

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: CREWE HOUSE

List entry Number: 1066942

Location

CREWE HOUSE, 15, CURZON 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: 24-Feb-1958

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 209420

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

TQ 2880 SE CITY OF WESTMINSTER CURZON STREET W1 80/65 (North side)

No 15 (Crewe House) 24.2.58 II*

Detached town mansion. 1730 by Edward Shepherd, considerably altered late C18/early C19. Stuccoed with slate roof. Set back from road in garden. 3 storeys. 7 windows main block, centre 3 bays slightly advanced and pedimented and 3 window bowed wings at each end of front. Central projecting entrance porch with entablature flanked by 2 semi- circular arched windows - similarly arched windows to rest of ground floor. Upper floors have flat arched windows, all revealed glazing bar sashes. The centre 3 bays above ground floor have attached portico of 4 Ionic columns supporting the pediment. Plat band, moulded cornice and blocking course. Interior much altered early C19 with restrained neo- classical and Grecian detail and again early C20 with fine neo-Adam Georgian decoration but retains some plasterwork ceilings which may well be original Shepherd. Rococo work, stone staircase with wrought iron balusters, etc. Rare survival of a detached mansion in its own grounds.

Listing NGR: TQ2863680324

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National Grid Reference: TQ 28636 80324

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