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Latitude: 51.5073 / 51°30'26"N
Longitude: -0.1242 / 0°7'27"W
OS Eastings: 530275
OS Northings: 180373
OS Grid: TQ302803
Mapcode National: GBR JF.8V
Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.SCPW
Entry Name: 25-30, Craven Street Wc2
Listing Date: 9 January 1970
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1066927
English Heritage Legacy ID: 209380
Location: Westminster, London, WC2N
District: City of Westminster
Electoral Ward/Division: St James's
Built-Up Area: City of Westminster
Traditional County: Middlesex
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London
Church of England Parish: St Martin-in-the-Fields
Church of England Diocese: London
TO 3080 SW CITY OF WESTMINSTER CRAVEN STREET, WC2
9.1.70 Nos. 25 to 30 (conses)
Terraced town houses. 1791-92. Brown brick with channelled stucco
ground floors, concealed slate roofs. 4 storeys and basements. Each
front 3 windows wide. No. 25 (its front rebuilt in facsimile) has a
south east return with full height brick bows of 1 window each. Doorways
to left and right of each pair of houses, semicircular arched in plain
shallow surrounds, the panelled doors recessed with side lights and
architrave heads beneath looped radial patterned fanlights. Recessed
glazing bar sashes under flat gauged arches (3 blind to front of No. 25),
stuccoed reveals. Plat band finishing off ground floor stuccowork as
sill band to tall 1st floor windows. Nos. 25 to 29 have delicate bowed
iron balconettes to 1st floor windows while No. 30 has plainer iron
guards. Cast iron area railings with urn finials. Interiors retain
geometrical open well staircases with slender turned balustrades and
simple late C.18 mouldings and chimneypieces; No. 25 in the 1st floor
front room has white marble chimney piece with fluted pilaster jambs and
capped by urns in relief and central garland and medallion tablet; etc.
Part of the Craven family's C.18 development of their Brewhouse estate,
laid out for them by Flitcroft.
Survey of London; Vol. XVIII.
Listing NGR: TQ3026680381
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