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39, Curzon Street

A Grade II Listed Building in City of Westminster, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5067 / 51°30'24"N

Longitude: -0.1472 / 0°8'49"W

OS Eastings: 528684

OS Northings: 180264

OS Grid: TQ286802

Mapcode National: GBR CG.32

Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.DDJB

Entry Name: 39, Curzon Street

Listing Date: 9 May 1990

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1248056

English Heritage Legacy ID: 429560

Location: Westminster, London, W1J

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

MAYFAIR WI CURZON STREET
TQ 2880 SE
80/251 No 39
GV II
Terraced house. Early/mid C18; refronted C19 and closet wing at rear added late
C19. Stucco, upper floors channelled to appear as ashlar. 4 storeys and base-
ment. 2 windows. Architraved entrance to doorway with reeded jambs, door
having single panel to upper half, overlight and cornice to porch. Architraved
ground floor sash. First floor sill band to architraved casements with console
bracketed pediments and cast iron window guards of geometric pattern. Second
floor 2-pane sashes with bracketed architraves. Cornice at third floor level
forming sill band to architraved sashes with glazing bars. Narrow cornice below
balustraded parapet. Attached railings to area. Rear elevation rendered with
flush casement and sash; slated mansard roof with dormer. Multi-coloured stock
brick closet wing with segmental arches to recessed 4-pane sashes; supported on
cast iron columns. Interior plan unaltered. Panelled hall with early C20
elliptical arch with keystone and egg and dart architrave; supported on Ionic
pilasters and scrolled consoles. Dog leg stair, early C20 at ground floor, open
string with turned balusters and panelled pillar newel with ball finial; middle
flights closed string with turned balusters (early C20), column newel (early
C18) and mahogany handrail. Upper flight and landing early/mid C18, closed
string, turned balusters, column newels and moulded handrail. Beaded dado rail
to stairwell the full height. Most rooms with original panelling and cornices.
First floor back room with half-glazed china cupboard having cocks head hinges.
Second floor front room, early/mid C18 fireplace with eared architrave and
dentil cornice. This house is an unusual survival in the Mayfair area of a
modest scale C18 dwelling.


Listing NGR: TQ2868480264

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