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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.


List entry Number: 1262268



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Greater London Authority

District: City and County of the City of London

District Type: London Borough


National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 29-Dec-1950

Date of most recent amendment: 07-Jun-1995

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 435346

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CHISWELL STREET TQ3281NW 635-1/78/243 (South side) 29/12/50 Partners' House, Whitbread's Brewery and attached railings (Formerly Listed as: CHISWELL STREET Whitbread's Brewery House)


House, now offices. Early C18. Red brick set in Flemish bond, tiled roof. Four storeys over basement, nine-window range. The original design probably with a centrepiece of five bays, the two outer bays to either side stepped back; but the two easternmost bays now are flush with centrepiece. Flat-arched central entrance with doorcase of panelled pilasters with carved scrolled brackets supporting flat hood with panelled soffit; moulded architrave and panelled door possibly partly of original design. Ground-floor windows flat-arched replacements; moulded wooden cornice across the whole facade. Upper windows flat-arched with gauged brick heads and frames set almost flush with the wall; recessed panels of one brick's width between windows to all floors; the first-floor windows have brick keystones and the first, second and eighth from the east are blank; moulded brick storey band running up into an arch over centre window; on the second floor the first window has a dropped sill breaking through the storey band, and the second, fifth and eighth are blank; moulded brick storey band; on the third floor the fifth, eighth and ninth windows are blank; coved cornice over the first seven bays and also over the first bay of the neighbouring building to the east; plain stucco band and parapet to eighth and ninth bays, and stacks over these bays. Area railings with spearhead finials. INTERIOR: : Entrance hall with dado rail and round arch on consoles. Ground-floor front room at the east end has panelling partly of C18 date and partly late C20 replacement: panelled dado partly altered, chimneypiece with eared architrave and festoons to frieze, four doors with moulded architraves and panels chamfered to an octagon, one in the east wall with scrolled pediment and double doors; deep entablature with modillion cornice to ceiling. Board room to first floor with panelling of a similar character and date: panelled dado, four doors with moulded architraves and panels chamfered to an octagon, chimneypiece with eared architrave, garlands of musical instruments in the frieze and small central scrolled pediment; stepped entablature to ceiling. Next to the board room, a room with early C18 panelling throughout and chimneypiece with eared architrave, pulvinated frieze and cast iron grate of c.1800. Other rooms of similar character on this floor. Staircase of C18 date to second and third floors with panelled dado, newel posts square in plan, barley sugar balusters and closed string.

Listing NGR: TQ3247581946

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National Grid Reference: TQ 32475 81946


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