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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
Entry Name: Nos 77 to 80 (consec), 80a and Mews Arch, Chester Square
Listing Date: 9 January 1970
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1066276
English Heritage Legacy ID: 209165
Location: Westminster, London, SW1W
District: City of Westminster
Electoral Ward/Division: Knightsbridge and Belgravia
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
TQ 2879 SE
CITY OF WESTMINSTER, SW1
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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