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23, Nassau Street W1

A Grade II Listed Building in City of Westminster, Westminster

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Latitude: 51.5186 / 51°31'7"N

Longitude: -0.1389 / 0°8'20"W

OS Eastings: 529223

OS Northings: 181607

OS Grid: TQ292816

Mapcode National: GBR D9.ZS

Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.J3X5

Plus Code: 9C3XGV96+CC

Entry Name: 23, Nassau Street W1

Listing Date: 10 September 1954

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1266862

English Heritage Legacy ID: 419439

Location: West End, Westminster, London, W1W

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: All Souls Langham Place

Church of England Diocese: London

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46/25 No 23
- II

Terrace house. c1770-80. Brown brick with rusticated stucco ground
floor, slate roof. 4 storeys. 3 windows wide. Entrance to left with
fine wooden doorcase of engaged Doric columns, triglyph dosserets and
mutule pediment, framing 6-panel door with fanlight; rustication struck to
ground floor flat window arches. Upper floors have recessed sashes, no
glazing bars, under flat gauged arches. Parapet with coping. Interior
has plain panelled ground and 1st floor front rooms with fluted friezes
and sharply profiled cornices; geometrical staircase with enriched S pattern
wrought iron balusters, etc ... No 23 was the residence of James Rennell,
geographer, in 1792 (GLC plaque). The doorcase, of superior quality in its
proportions, would seem to relate to the, now demolished, contemporary houses
by Chambers in Berners Street.

Listing NGR: TQ2922381607

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