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34, BAKER 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: 34, BAKER STREET W1

List entry Number: 1119767

Location

34, BAKER 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: 15-Jun-1998

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 469320

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

TQ 2881 NW BAKER STREET (east side) 1900/44/10176 No.34

GV II

Offices, shop and club, formerly house then house and shop. Circa 1790, one of a group of "second rate" terraced houses built by William Kendall, timber merchant and his partner, a carpenter named Christopher Wharton as a speculative development. It appears to have been built at the same time as no 36 Baker Street and 67 Blandford Street as it shares the same roofline. Built of stock brick with rubbed red brick headers, stone parapet and slate roof. Brick chimneystack to left. Four storeys: 3 windows. Third floor has square window openings with C20 casements, second floor has late Cl9 sashes without glazing bars, fast floor has tall openings adapted to pivoting top lights. C20 shopfront to ground floor with projecting gabled weather hood to right hand side. Rear elevation retains at least two original tripartite sashes and tall round-headed staircase window. Ground floor retains original moulded cornice with design of interlocking circles above suspended ceiling. Original open well type staircase with two stick balusters to each tread and mahogany handrail. The upper part of the staircase is set in an apse with rich modillion cornice lit by a tall sash window in rear wall with panelled shutters. First floor has reeded fireplace with paterae and anthemion frieze with cornice. Second floor has original fireplace with anthemion decoration to rear room and third floor has bolection moulded fireplace and original panelled partition.



Listing NGR: TQ2809281516

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National Grid Reference: TQ 28082 81512

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