This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.
Latitude: 51.5065 / 51°30'23"N
Longitude: -0.1383 / 0°8'17"W
OS Eastings: 529303
OS Northings: 180258
OS Grid: TQ293802
Mapcode National: GBR FG.34
Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.KD8H
Entry Name: 37-38, Bury Street
Listing Date: 20 November 1998
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1245420
English Heritage Legacy ID: 471709
Location: Westminster, London, SW1Y
District: City of Westminster
Electoral Ward/Division: St James's
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
TQ 2980 SW BURY STREET
1900/81/10195 Nos. 37 & 38
Residential chambers with art galleries below. Built c1870 by William Butterfield. Comprises two buildings, joined with central pilaster, of stock brick with regular bands of polychrome red brick and blue Staffordshire headers with slate mansard roofs. Each is of 3 bays with four storeys and attics. Two dormers each with casement windows. Moulded parapet and cornice with cornice band of polychrome brickwork with zigzag decoration. Each floor has 3 French windows with cast iron balconettes supported on stone brackets, the windows getting increasingly taller towards the bottom. The side windows are 3-light, the others double. Entrances to chambers have cambered central entrances with pilasters and cast iron railings with fleur de lys finials. Four shopfronts. Three have panelled risers and large shop windows with five divisions at the top. The one to the left has a curved shopfront and elaborate fascia with blank shield and two blank panels with scrolls. No 39 has staircase with mahogany handrail and cast iron stick balusters linked by circles. Chambers not inspected but "The Architect" mentions stone staircases and a plan with sitting rooms to front and staircases and bedrooms to the back. This is an unusual building type and it is a rarity to find Butterfield working on speculative housing.
["The Architect" 1870-2 p295.]
Listing NGR: TQ2929880254
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
Book cover links are generated automatically from the sources. They are not necessarily always correct, as book names at Amazon may not be quite the same as those used referenced in the text.
Source title links go to a search for the specified title at Amazon. Availability of the title is dependent on current publication status. You may also want to check AbeBooks, particularly for older titles.
Other nearby listed buildings