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2-6, Chandos Street W1

A Grade II Listed Building in City of Westminster, Westminster

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Latitude: 51.5183 / 51°31'5"N

Longitude: -0.1448 / 0°8'41"W

OS Eastings: 528820

OS Northings: 181557

OS Grid: TQ288815

Mapcode National: GBR C9.NX

Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.F3TF

Plus Code: 9C3XGV94+83

Entry Name: 2-6, Chandos Street W1

Listing Date: 9 January 1970

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1217837

English Heritage Legacy ID: 209073

Location: West End, Westminster, London, W1G

County: Westminster

Electoral Ward/Division: West End

Built-Up Area: City of Westminster

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: All Souls Langham Place

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text

Nos. 2 to 6 (consec.)


Terraced town houses. c.1770-80. Portland Estate development. Stock
brick (No. 6 stuccoed) with rusticated stucco ground floor; tiled roofs,
the houses grouped as 2 pairs and half of former pair with recessed links.
4 storeys and dormered mansards, on basements. 3-window wide fronts with
one window links. Doorways adjoining in each pair, wide semicircular
arched; Nos. 2 and 3 with mid C.19 pedestalled pilaster frames added
carrying archivolts with keystones; Nos. 5 and 6 with vermiculated
rustication and voussoirs; No. 5 has panelled door recessed for one order
with radial loop patterned fanlight; No. 6 has flush panelled door with
engaged Doric columns supporting projecting doorhead and plain fanlight;
Nos. 2 to 4 have panelled doors with pilaster jambs and side lights,
moulded doorheads and inscribed fanlights. c.1900 tripartite ground floor
windows in architraves with cornices to Nos. 2 and 3. Otherwise recessed
sashes, under flat gauged red brick arches with stucco reveals to upper
floors. Plat band finishes off stuccowork at 1st floor level; Nos. 5 and
6 have brick plat band over 1st floor; plat band with stone cyma capping
as main cornice over 2nd floor; parapets with stone copings. Early to mid
C.19 continuous 1st floor balconies on stucco consoles or cast iron
brackets with ornate cast iron scroll or geometric pattern rails. Cast
iron area railings with flambé vase finials, No. 3 and Nos. 5 and 6 with
lampstandards flanking paired flights of steps. Interiors not inspected.

Listing NGR: TQ2881881572

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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