HARRINGTON HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1356938
Date first listed:
09-Jan-1970
Statutory Address:
HARRINGTON HOUSE, CRAIG'S COURT SW1

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Location

Statutory Address:
HARRINGTON HOUSE, CRAIG'S COURT SW1

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 30124 80317

Details

TQ 3080 SW CITY OF WESTMINSTER CRAIG'S COURT, SW1 83/48 9.1.70 Harrington House II* G.V.

Town mansion. c1692 with attic heightening in 1950s and interior alterations. Brown brick, stone dressings and red brick window dressings, slate roof. 3 storeys, basement and dormered mansard. 7 windows wide with 3 central bays advanced and stone quoined, plus a half-window bay to left. Central Ionic columned entrance porch, probably added c1720, with balustrade above to enriched central 1st floor window. Flush framed glazing bar sashes under flat red brick gauged arches, those in centre bay with stone architraves. Stone plat bands between storeys and stone block bracketed cornice with balustraded parapet. Interior altered but retains some of cornices, panelling etc,and in particular a fine open well, cut string staircase of c1720 with carved bracket tread ends and 3 slender twisted balusters per tread, ramped handrail swept to curtail, columnar newels. This is only remaining part of the original group of houses in Craig's Court, laid out c1695.

R C H M Survey of London: Vol XXI

Listing NGR: TQ3012480317

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
209352
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
'Survey of London' in Survey of London - Tottenham Court Road and Neighbourhood St Pancras Part 3: Volume 21, , Vol. 21, (1949)

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: 29 Aug 2001
Reference: IOE01/05427/16
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Stephen Hodgson. Source Historic England Archive
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