BOURDON HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1210196
Date first listed:
24-Feb-1958
Statutory Address:
2A, DAVIES STREET W1
Statutory Address:
BOURDON HOUSE, 2, DAVIES STREET W1

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Location

Statutory Address:
2A, DAVIES STREET W1
Statutory Address:
BOURDON HOUSE, 2, DAVIES STREET 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 28672 80729

Details

TQ 2880 NE CITY OF WESTMINSTER DAVIES STREET W1 69/65 No 2 (Bourdon House) and 2A 24.2.58 - II*

Built as a detached town house with main southfront at right angle to street. c.1721-25. Brown brick. Originally of 2 storeys and attic, heightened by one storey with slated mansard in second half of C19. Rusticated brick quoins. Three storey 2 bay extension with new entrance added to north on Davies Street c.1760. Mid C19 alterations integrated both parts with parapet of half round tiles and tiled mansard with dormer. Four window bays to Davies Street, some blind. Ground floor has reset or reproduction wood pilaster doorcase with open pediment, renewed glazing bar sash windows. Main south front to small garden has 1 x 3 x 1 window bays, the centre 3 advanced, quoined and pedimented and containing central stone architrave doorway with pediment on consoles. Original stone cornice over first floor returned to Davies Street. Flush framed renewed glazing bar sashes, early C20 wrought iron balconettes to first floor. Wing in suitably matching style added early C20 to right hand. Interior retains much of its original and c.1760 panelling, with turned baluster open string staircase, etc. Survey of London Vol XL.

Listing NGR: TQ2861680997

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
209443
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
'Survey of London' in Survey of London - The Grosvenor Estate in Mayfair Part 2 The buildings: Volume 40 , , Vol. 40, (1980)

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 16 Sep 2003
Reference: IOE01/11101/12
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr G.W. Garthwaite. Source Historic England Archive
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