37, CRAVEN STREET WC2

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1356965
Date first listed:
09-Jan-1970
Statutory Address:
37, CRAVEN STREET WC2

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Location

Statutory Address:
37, CRAVEN STREET WC2

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 30222 80416

Details

TQ 3080 SW CITY OF WESTMINSTER CRAVEN STREET, WC2 83/20 9.1.70 No. 37

G.V. II

Terraced town house, c.1731 with c.1792 alterations. Brown brick with red brick window dressings, channelled stucco ground floor, slate roof. 4 storeys (top floor c.1792 heightening), C.19 dormered mansard and basement. 3 windows wide. Closet wing plan. Elliptical arched doorway to left in plain stucco surround, recessed panelled door and patterned fanlight. Recessed glazing bar sashes under flat gauged red brick arches. Cornice-band finishing off ground floor stuccowork; parapet with coping. 1st floor cast iron geometric patterned balcony. Cast iron area railings with urn finials. Interior retains most of original features with fielded panelling and cornices, pilastered archway from passage-hall to panelled stairwell with dog leg, cut and carved string staircase, changing to closed string for top flights, 3 turned balusters per tread and columnar newels; the main rooms have wood cyma cornices enriched with egg and tongue and leaf carving, etc. Part of the Craven family's C.18 development of their Brewhouse estate, laid out by Flitcroft.

Survey of London; Vol. XVIII.

Listing NGR: TQ3022280416

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
209386
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
'Survey of London' in The Strand The Parish of St Martin-in-the-Fields Part 2: Volume 18 , , Vol. 18, (1937)

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: 05 Sep 2004
Reference: IOE01/12604/26
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr John Bird. Source Historic England Archive
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