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31, Old Burlington Street W1

A Grade I Listed Building in City of Westminster, London

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Latitude: 51.5103 / 51°30'36"N

Longitude: -0.1407 / 0°8'26"W

OS Eastings: 529122

OS Northings: 180674

OS Grid: TQ291806

Mapcode National: GBR DD.KS

Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.H9YL

Entry Name: 31, Old Burlington Street W1

Listing Date: 24 February 1958

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1225471

English Heritage Legacy ID: 421854

Location: Westminster, London, W1S

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 James Piccadilly

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text

TQ 2980 NW CITY OF WESTMINSTER OLD BURLINGTON STREET Wl
70/73
24.2.58 No 31
GV 1
Terraced town house. 1718-24 by Colen Campbell. Brown brick,
slate roof. An innovatory terrace design. 4 storeys, basement
and dormered attic. 4 windows wide. Entrance in 2nd bay from
right, door of 6 fielded panels with rectangular fanlight in stone
doorcase with carved consoles and cornice. Recessed sash windows,
no glazing bars, in stone architraves slightly eared to ground,
1st and 2nd floors,and with pulvinated friezes and cornices on 1st
floor. 1st floor sill band and bracketed cornice over 2nd floor.
Wrought iron area railings and overthrow, with lamps. Important
interior fully panelled with decorative carving and mouldings
concentrated in ground floor reception rooms; square front
compartment staircase of spacious and easy ascent, cut string
with carved tread ends and 3 balusters per tread with twisted
balusters flanking fluted columnar balusters, ramped handrail,
dado etc. The plain wall intended for fresco, the existing painting
in suitable Kent manner early C20; enriched mouldings and carving to
fine deal panelling and fully developed chimney pieces with enriched
pilaster frames to overmantels; 1st floor rooms have simplified
version of same scheme, further decoration (early C20 etc) in keeping.
Survey of London; vol. XXXII.


Listing NGR: TQ2912280674

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