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2-7 Chester Street

A Grade II Listed Building in City of Westminster, London

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Latitude: 51.4996 / 51°29'58"N

Longitude: -0.1499 / 0°8'59"W

OS Eastings: 528515

OS Northings: 179475

OS Grid: TQ285794

Mapcode National: GBR BJ.JL

Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.CK3R

Plus Code: 9C3XFVX2+R2

Entry Name: 2-7 Chester Street

Listing Date: 9 January 1970

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1291544

English Heritage Legacy ID: 209168

ID on this website: 101291544

Location: Hyde Park Corner, Westminster, London, SW1X

County: London

District: City of Westminster

Electoral Ward/Division: Knightsbridge and Belgravia

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: City of Westminster

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: St Peter Eaton Square

Church of England Diocese: London

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TQ 2879 SE

CHESTER STREET, SW1 (north side)
Nos. 2-7 (consec)


Row of houses, c.1825. Brick, channelled stucco to ground floor (except to Nos. 2 and 3). Slate mansard to Nos. 4, 5 and 6. Other roofs not visible. 4 storeys. No.3 of 5 storeys. Each house 2 windows wide (No.3 of 3 windows). Arched entrances to ground floor (Nos. 2 and 3 square-headed, the former set in single-storey bay to right). Two first floor balconies except to No.3. Square gauged-headed windows, some glazing bars; French windows to first floor to Nos. 4 to 7. Parapets. Iron area railings. Steps to entrance.
Stair well of No. 7 has two wall paintings, of oil and gouache on paper fixed to plaster, extending from ground to first floor: that to lower flight depicting the City of London from the Tower to St Paul's as seen from the south end of Borough High Street; that to upper flight depicting the northern suburbs. The paintings -representing London at the time the Chester Street houses were constructed -are dated 1951 and signed with a monogram of a Greek letter phi and a Roman C, probably that of Philip Connard RA (1875-1958).

Listing NGR: TQ2851579475

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