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© Mr Anthony Rau

IoE Number: 209054
Location: ROYAL COLLEGE OF NURSING, 20 CAVENDISH SQUARE W1 (west side)
  MARYLEBONE, CITY OF WESTMINSTER, GREATER LONDON
Photographer: Mr Anthony Rau
Date Photographed: 09 December 2002
Date listed: 05 May 1958
Date of last amendment: 05 May 1958
Grade II

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TQ 2881 SECITY OF WESTMINSTERCAVENDISH SQUARE W156/68(west side)No 20 (Royal College of5.5.58Nursing)

TQ 2881 SE CITY OF WESTMINSTER CAVENDISH SQUARE W1 56/68 (west side) No 20 (Royal College of 5.5.58 Nursing) - II Substantial town house 1729. Refronted and incorporated by Sir Edwin Cooper in 1930 into his redevelopment of the corner site with Henrietta Place. Five storeys basement and dormers in attic, classical Portland stone facing. Five windows. Rusticated ashlar central enclosed porch. Interior of original structure retains fielded panelled rooms with carved marble chimneypieces to ground, first and second floors. Cut string staircase with wrought iron balustrade, the stairwell and its ceiling painted in trompe l'oeil-artists probably include John Devoto and Sir James Thornhill. Residence of H H Asquith: GLC plaque. One of the earliest houses in the square.

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