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72, South Audley Street W1

A Grade II Listed Building in City of Westminster, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5082 / 51°30'29"N

Longitude: -0.1515 / 0°9'5"W

OS Eastings: 528384

OS Northings: 180432

OS Grid: TQ283804

Mapcode National: GBR BF.5H

Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.BC94

Entry Name: 72, South Audley Street W1

Listing Date: 14 November 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1236433

English Heritage Legacy ID: 427420

Location: Westminster, London, W1K

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

TQ 2880 SW CITY OF WESTMINSTER SOUTH AUDLEY
79/17 STREET, Wl
14.11.85 No. 72
G.V. II
Terraced town house. 1736 by Edward Shepherd, probably stuccoed
c.1830 with extra storey added. Stucco, slate roof. 4 storeys,
basement and dormered mansard. 2 windows wide. Doorway to right
probably in original rusticated surround, panelled door and patterned
fanlight. Ground floor canted bay window with thin fluted column
dividers and fanlight over transom, inserted in 1887. Upper floors
have sashes recessed in moulded architraves. Bracketed stone cornice
over 2nd floor, attic coping. Cast iron geometric patterned
balconettes. Wrought iron area railings with urn finials. Interior
original plan survives with top lit staircase between front and back
rooms, some doorcases, otherwise largely Edwardian features. Part of
Edward Shepherd's development of No. 71 to 75 consec. The house has
associations with the French Royal Family in exile during the
Napoleonic Wars, being the London residence of the Comte d'Artois
(later Charles X) from 1805 to 1814.
Survey of London; Vol. XL.


Listing NGR: TQ2838480432

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