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Latitude: 51.5077 / 51°30'27"N
Longitude: -0.1507 / 0°9'2"W
OS Eastings: 528439
OS Northings: 180372
OS Grid: TQ284803
Mapcode National: GBR BF.BQ
Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.BCPK
Entry Name: 8, South Audley Street W1
Listing Date: 12 January 1977
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1236395
English Heritage Legacy ID: 427367
Location: Westminster, London, W1K
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
TQ 2880 SW CITY OF WESTMINSTER SOUTH AUDLEY
79/32 STREET, Wl
12.1.77 No. 8
Corner terraced town house. 1744, altered early and mid C.19. Brown
brick with stucco dressings, slate roof. 4 storeys and basement. 5
windows wide with slightly advanced centre bay. Central C.19 porch of
bold projection with Ionic pilasters and glazed canopy above.
Recessed C.19 sashes, those on ground floor with foliated architraves
and cornices, pedimented 1st floor windows, the central one of
Venetian type; foliated architraves and friezes to 2nd floor; attic
storey has central Venetian window. Main entablature over 2nd floor
with central pediment and crowning cornice to attic storey again with
central pediment. Cast iron balustrades to corbelled balconettes to
all windows on main floors and cast iron window guards to 2nd floor.
Parapet etc. returned to side elevation where there is also a slightly
advanced bay and to rear where there is a full height bow of 3
windows. Ornate heavy cast iron railings to area. Interior retains
elements of C.18 including good stone staircase with wrought iron
balustrade, cornices etc. as well as neo-classical and fuller mid C.19
details. The home of Queen Caroline of Brunswick in the last year of
Survey of London; Vol. XL.
Listing NGR: TQ2843980372
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