47, BERKELEY SQUARE W1

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1357190

Date first listed: 09-Jan-1970

Statutory Address: 47, BERKELEY SQUARE W1

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: 47, BERKELEY SQUARE 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 28746 80536

Summary

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History

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Details

TQ 2880 NE CITY OF WESTMINSTER BERKELEY SQUARE W1 69/23 (south west side)

9.1.70 No 47

GV II*

House. 1750 overhauled in 1891 by George and Peto. Portland stone. Refaced in an early Italian Renaissance style. Four storeys, basement and slated mansard with dormers. Four windows. Ground floor with 2 arched openings, entrance to right with crisply carved low relief decoration to pilasters and entablature; iron grille to the small square-headed window to its right. First floor windows with similarly decorated pilasters and alternate semicircular and triangular pediments, those to left with small balconies, those to right with simple balustrades. Second floor windows pilastered with cornices. Entablature with carved frieze of putti and swags at third floor level. Area railings original to C18 house with wrought iron lampstandards. Interior fitted out in Renaissance style with chimney pieces and panelling. Original stone open string staircase to piano nobile, stone treads with bracket ends and fine wrought iron balustrade scrolled down to foot with gilded ramshead. Part of best remaining terrace of town houses in the square.

Listing NGR: TQ2874680536

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 208674

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 17 Greater London

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