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8, South Audley Street W1

A Grade II Listed Building in City of Westminster, Westminster

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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

Plus Code: 9C3XGR5X+3P

Entry Name: 8, South Audley Street W1

Listing Date: 12 January 1977

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1236395

English Heritage Legacy ID: 427367

Location: Westminster, London, W1K

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: St George, Hanover Square

Church of England Diocese: London

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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
her life.
Survey of London; Vol. XL.

Listing NGR: TQ2843980372

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