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Number 7 and Attached Railings

A Grade II Listed Building in City of Westminster, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5169 / 51°31'0"N

Longitude: -0.1441 / 0°8'38"W

OS Eastings: 528873

OS Northings: 181411

OS Grid: TQ288814

Mapcode National: GBR CB.TD

Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.G46G

Entry Name: Number 7 and Attached Railings

Listing Date: 17 June 1991

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1248551

English Heritage Legacy ID: 430212

Location: Westminster, London, W1G

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: All Souls Langham Place

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text

CAVENDISH SQUARE
TQ 2881 SE
56/209 No 7,
and attached railings
II
GV
Terraced house, now offices. 1910-12 by James Gibson for Arthur
Ridley Bax. Portland stone with slate roof. 4 storeys, attic
storey and basement. 3 windows. Edwardian Baroque style. Porch,
to right, of ionic columns supporting an entablature beneath 1st
floor continuous balcony with cast iron balustrade: doorcase with
bayleaf enrichment and part glazed door. To left, a bowed 3-light
bay having architraved metal casements with blind boxes. 1st
floor, tall architraved metal casements with tops having
_patterned glazing bars; bayleaf enrichment to architrave heads.
2nd and 3rd floor casements to outer bays linked vertically by
architraves; blind boxes. 2nd floor central window in aedicule
of ionic columns. Supporting a broken segmental pediment with
central cartouche; supported on large brackets with mask stops.
Attic storey with continuous heavy projecting stone balcony on
,large enriched brackets and having cast iron balustrade. Above
attic, stone balustrade with large dies at angles having oval
plaques. Original lead rainwater heads and pipes at both angles.
Rear of yellow stock brick; 2 bowed bays. Attached- cast iron
railings to area. Interior richly decorated. Classically detailed
stone clad vestibule leads to walnut panelled hall, curved to the
left, having a fine walnut openwell stair sweeping and curving
to 4th floor; stair has intricately patterned open work carved
. panels to balusters; walnut panelling continues up through 3rd
floor. 4th floor with plaster'panelling and enriched cornice;
circular ceiling light with enriched architrave. Leading off from
ground floor hall, a single'storey extension, partly circular in
plan, and richly decorated having a circular ceiling light with
elaborate plaster architrave. Main rooms lead off landing in
conventional form; some subdivided. Most rooms with good
plasterwork or wood panelling with richly detailed cornices. Some
marble fireplaces; lst floor front room fireplace with original
bayleaf framed mirror over. Some plasterwork ceilings.-


Listing NGR: TQ2887381411

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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