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51, Berkeley Square W1

A Grade II Listed Building in City of Westminster, London

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Latitude: 51.5088 / 51°30'31"N

Longitude: -0.1458 / 0°8'44"W

OS Eastings: 528774

OS Northings: 180505

OS Grid: TQ287805

Mapcode National: GBR CF.F9

Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.FB8P

Entry Name: 51, Berkeley Square W1

Listing Date: 24 February 1958

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1218421

English Heritage Legacy ID: 208677

Location: Westminster, London, W1J

County: London

District: City of 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: St George, Hanover Square

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text

69/26 (south west side)
24.2.58 No 51


Town house c.1750, stuccoed with some early and mid C19 alterations. Four storeys,
basement and pedimented dormers. Ground floor has original stone architrave doorcase
with bracketed cornice on consoles and a single, wide, ie altered window. First floor
windows in moulded architraves with cornices. On second floor windows have mid C19
eared architraves segmental headed and keyed. Balustraded parapet above moulded
cornice. Continuous early C19 cast iron balcony. Spear head area railings. Interior
has groin vaulted vestibule with architrave doorcases, pulvinated friezes and cornices,
mahogany doors. Cut string stone staircase with original cast iron Chinese-Chippendale
balustrade. First floor front room fitted out as library with pilastered bookcases
above dado; rear room has moulded dado rail and framing to panels, also late C18 marble
chimneypieces, etc. Part of best surviving terrace of town houses in the square.

Listing NGR: TQ2877480505

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

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