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50, Charles Street W1

A Grade II Listed Building in City of Westminster, London

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Latitude: 51.5085 / 51°30'30"N

Longitude: -0.1456 / 0°8'44"W

OS Eastings: 528792

OS Northings: 180470

OS Grid: TQ287804

Mapcode National: GBR CF.HF

Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.FBDY

Plus Code: 9C3XGV53+9Q

Entry Name: 50, Charles Street W1

Listing Date: 1 December 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1066297

English Heritage Legacy ID: 209123

Location: West End, Westminster, London, W1J

County: London

District: City of Westminster

Electoral Ward/Division: West End

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: City of Westminster

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: St George, Hanover Square

Church of England Diocese: London

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80/43 (South side)

No 50

- II

Terraced town house. c.1751-52, by the master builder John Phillips
in partnership with George Shakespear, on a Berkeley Estate lease;
alteration to front in 1899 by Wimperis and Arber. 3 storeys,
basement and dormered mansard. 3 windows wide and something of a rarity
in having a central entrance to front compartment staircase-hall. The
central doorway has elliptical arched fanlight. Recessed sash windows,
no glazing bars, in midC19 stucco architraves and with 1st floor stone
oriel of 1899. Stuccoed plat band to 1st floor; parapet with coping.
Wrought iron area railings. Interior considerably altered early to
mid C19; the cut string front compartment staircase has early C19
Grecian pattern cast iron balustrade, changing to square section
baluster above 1st floor but retaining a portion of original turned
balusters to the 2nd floor landing balustrade; elements of panelling
to 1st floor reception rooms otherwise refurbished mid or late C19
but retaining carved, eared architrave chimney piece with composition
ornament to rear room (possibly reset), etc.

Listing NGR: TQ2879280470

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