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Nos 77 to 80 (consec), 80a and Mews Arch, Chester Square

A Grade II Listed Building in City of Westminster, London

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Latitude: 51.4961 / 51°29'45"N

Longitude: -0.1484 / 0°8'54"W

OS Eastings: 528631

OS Northings: 179083

OS Grid: TQ286790

Mapcode National: GBR BK.VW

Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.CNXH

Plus Code: 9C3XFVW2+CJ

Entry Name: Nos 77 to 80 (consec), 80a and Mews Arch, Chester Square

Listing Date: 9 January 1970

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1066276

English Heritage Legacy ID: 209165

Location: Knightsbridge and Belgravia, Westminster, London, SW1W

County: London

District: City of Westminster

Electoral Ward/Division: Knightsbridge and Belgravia

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: City of Westminster

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: St Michael Chester Square

Church of England Diocese: London

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TQ 2879 SE

CHESTER SQUARE (east side),
Nos 77 to 80 (consec), 80a and Mews arch



Balanced terrace of houses. Planned 1828, started about 1835. Slate mansards
(except 79). End house set forward slightly with paired giant pilasters rising
through first and second floors. 3 storeys, attic, attic mansard, and basement.
Each house 2 windows wide (No 77 of 3 bays). Channelling to ground floor.
Square headed entrances and windows. No 79 with projecting porch. Panelled
doors. Centre and end houses with first floor windows set in segmental arched
reveals. Cast iron first floor balconies of anthemion pattern. Sashes, glazing
bars, French windows to first floor. Cornice above second floor; subsidiary
cornice above third floor. Cast iron spearheaded area railings. Return to left
also of interest with attached stucco segmental headed mews arch. Planned
development. GLC plaque to No 77 commemorating presence of the secretariat of
Queen Wilhemina of the Netherlands from 1940 to 1945.

London Vol I N Pevsner.

Listing NGR: TQ2863179083

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