4, CHESTERFIELD GARDENS W1

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1357282
Date first listed:
30-Apr-1981
Statutory Address:
4, CHESTERFIELD GARDENS W1

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Location

Statutory Address:
4, CHESTERFIELD GARDENS 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 28551 80267

Details

TQ 2880 SE CITY OF WESTMINSTER CHESTERFIELD GARDENS W1 80/44 No 4 30.4.81 GV II

Town mansion, 1876 by J. T. Wimperis for Charles Magniac. Yellow stock brick with lavish stone dressings. Slate roof. Beaux Arts and Renaissance detailing. 4 storeys, basement and steep dormered mansard. 6 windows wide with 2 window return to Curzon Street. Off centre entrance with broad pilastered portico with columns in antis, arcaded 3 light loggia over, flanked by canted bay windows with sash lights and pilaster mullions. Channelled ground floor with architrave framed windows and similar to upper floors, all flat arched except for top floor where they have semicircular arches. Return has a 2 storey portico to right hand and to left a canted bay with pilastered sash lights and pediment over 2nd floor. Dentil cornice to 1st floor, plat band to 3rd and bracketed top cornice with balustraded parapet; stone dormers, segmental pedimented above bay windows. Continuous cast iron balcony on stone brackets to 1st floor. Ornate cast iron area railings. Interior, graceful curved cantilevered stone staircase with patterned cast iron balustrade. Decoration early C20. On 1st floor two sumptuously Rococo rooms, one L-shaped, the ceiling panels decorated with mythological scenes. Two similar but plainer rooms on ground floor. Marble bolection moulded doorframes.

Listing NGR: TQ2855180267

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
209139
Legacy System:
LBS

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: 10 Sep 2000
Reference: IOE01/02573/05
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