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Chesham House

A Grade II Listed Building in City of Westminster, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5115 / 51°30'41"N

Longitude: -0.1388 / 0°8'19"W

OS Eastings: 529255

OS Northings: 180813

OS Grid: TQ292808

Mapcode National: GBR FD.0C

Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.J8ZN

Entry Name: Chesham House

Listing Date: 22 November 1973

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1227633

English Heritage Legacy ID: 425544

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 REGENT STREET Wl
70/93 (east side)
22-11-73 Nos 132 to 154 (even)
(Chesham House)
GV II
Block of offices and shops. c. 1923-25 by H. Tanner. Portland
stone facing, slate roof. Neo-Classical Beaux Arts style. 5
storeys and attics. 9 major bays. Podium ground floor with
pilasters carrying entablature; mid C20 shop fronts inserted.
The upper floors articulated by giant order with centre and end
bays having Corinthian columns in antis and pilasters in between,
framing bays of 3 metal casement windows, those on 1st and 2nd
floors to centre of each bay set in architraved recesses with
console-bracketed pediment over on 3rd floor. The giant order
contains the 4th floor as a frieze below entablature, the windows
of centre and end bays flanked by carved panels of triumphal
ornament. Dentil cornice to attic storey.


Listing NGR: TQ2925580813

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

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