Charles Street, Mayfair

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The Only Running Footman, public house in Charles Street
Blue plaque in Charles Street

Charles Street, is a street in the Mayfair district of the City of Westminster, London.

Location[edit]

Charles Street runs roughly north east from Waverton Street in the west to Berkeley Square in the east.

History[edit]

The street was built when Lord Berkeley's estate was developed. Most terrace houses along the street were built in the 1750s. Many of them are now listed by Historic England.

Inhabitants[edit]

Archibald Primrose, 5th Earl of Rosebery, British prime minister, was born in his father's house at 20 Charles Street in 1847.[1]

Listed buildings[edit]

  • 2, Charles Street, a three-storey house, was built in the eighteenth century.[2] It has been listed as Grade II by English Heritage since 1 December 1987.[2]
  • 6, Charles Street, a four-storey terrace house with Doric columns on the porch, was built circa 1753.[3] It has been listed as Grade II by English Heritage since 9 January 1970.[3]
  • 7, Charles Street is a five-storey house built with Portland stones.[4] It has been listed as Grade II since 1 December 1987.[4]
  • 8, Charles Street is a four-storey house built circa 1753.[5] It has been listed as Grade II since 1 December 1987.
  • 17, Charles Street, a five-storey terrace house, was built circa 1753.[6] It has been listed as Grade II by English Heritage since 9 January 1970.[6]
  • 18, Charles Street, a four-storey terrace house, was built circa 1753.[7] It has been listed as Grade II by English Heritage since 9 January 1970.[7]
  • 18a, Charles Street, a four-storey terrace house on the corner of Charles Street and Chesterfield Hill, was built from 1750 to 1753.[8] It has been listed as Grade II by English Heritage since 1 December 1987.[8]
  • 18b, 19a and 19, Charles Street, four-storey houses built with Bath stones, were built circa 1900.[9] They have been listed as Grade II by English Heritage since 1 December 1987.[9]
  • 20, Charles Street, a three-storey terrace house, was built from 1750 to 1753.[10] It has been listed as Grade II by English Heritage since 9 January 1970.[10]
  • 21, Charles Street, a three-storey terrace house, was built from 1750 to 1753.[11] It has been listed as Grade II by English Heritage since 23 December 1969.[11]
  • 22, Charles Street, a three-storey terrace house, was built circa 1753 by William Timbrell and John Phillips.[12] It has been listed as Grade II* by English Heritage since 9 January 1970.[12]
  • 23, Charles Street, a four-storey terrace house, was built circa 1753.[13] It has been listed as Grade II by English Heritage since 1 December 1987.[13]
  • 25, 26 and 27, Charles Street, three four-storey terrace houses, were built circa 1753.[14] They have been listed as Grade II by English Heritage since 9 January 1970.[14]
  • 27a, Charles Street, a three-storey terrace house on the corner of Charles Street and Waverton Street, was built in the late eighteenth century.[15] It has been listed as Grade II by English Heritage since 9 January 1970.[15]
  • 28, Charles Street, also known as Crewe House, is a detached mansion built by Edward Shepherd in 1730.[16] It has been listed as Grade II* since 24 February 1958.[16]
  • 29, Charles Street, a four-storey terrace house, was built from 1710 to 1753.[17] It has been listed as Grade II by English Heritage since 24 February 1958.[17]
  • 37 and 38, Charles Street was built from two separate houses into a grand mansion in 1890.[18] It has been listed as Grade II* by English Heritage since 1 December 1987.[18]
  • 39, Charles Street, a three-storey terrace house, was built from 1750 to 1753.[19] It has been listed as Grade II* since 24 February 1958.[19]
  • 40, Charles Street, a four-storey terrace house, was built from 1750 to 1753 by John Phillips and George Shakespear.[20] It has been listed as Grade II* since 24 February 1958.[20]
  • 41, Charles Street, a three-storey terrace house, was built from 1750 to 1753 by John Phillips and George Shakespear.[21] It has been listed as Grade II* since 24 February 1958.[21]
  • 48, Charles Street, a four-storey terrace house, was built from 1750 to 1753 by John Phillips and George Shakespear.[22] It has been listed as Grade II since 24 February 1958.[22]
  • 50, Charles Street, a three-storey terrace house, was built from 1751 to 1752 by John Phillips and George Shakespear.[23] It has been listed as Grade II by English Heritage since 1 December 1987.[23]
  • 51, Charles Street, a four-storey house, was built in the mid-19th century.[24] It has been listed as Grade II by English Heritage since 3 October 2000.[24]
  • 52 and 52a Charles Street, a four-storey house on the corner of Charles Street and Berkeley Square, was built from 1750 to 1770.[25] It has been listed as Grade II by English Heritage since 24 February 1958.[25]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hibbert, Christopher; Ben Weinreb; John Keay; Julia Keay. (2010). The London Encyclopaedia. London: Pan Macmillan. p. 150. ISBN 978-0-230-73878-2.
  2. ^ a b British Listed Buildings: 2, Charles Street
  3. ^ a b British Listed Buildings: 10, Charles Street
  4. ^ a b British Listed Buildings: 7, Charles Street
  5. ^ British Listed Buildings: 8, Charles Street
  6. ^ a b British Listed Buildings: 17, Charles Street
  7. ^ a b British Listed Buildings: 18, Charles Street
  8. ^ a b British Listed Buildings: 18a, Charles Street
  9. ^ a b British Listed Buildings: 18b, 19a and 19, Charles Street
  10. ^ a b British Listed Buildings: 20, Charles Street
  11. ^ a b British Listed Buildings: 21, Charles Street
  12. ^ a b British Listed Buildings: 22, Charles Street
  13. ^ a b British Listed Buildings: 23, Charles Street
  14. ^ a b British Listed Buildings: 25-27, Charles Street
  15. ^ a b British Listed Buildings: 27a, Charles Street
  16. ^ a b British Listed Buildings: Crewe House
  17. ^ a b British Listed Buildings: 29, Charles Street
  18. ^ a b British Listed Buildings: 37-38, Charles Street
  19. ^ a b British Listed Buildings: 39, Charles Street
  20. ^ a b British Listed Buildings: 40, Charles Street
  21. ^ a b British Listed Buildings: 41, Charles Street
  22. ^ a b British Listed Buildings: 48, Charles Street
  23. ^ a b British Listed Buildings: 50, Charles Street
  24. ^ a b British Listed Buildings: 51, Charles Street
  25. ^ a b British Listed Buildings: 52-52a, Charles Street

External links[edit]

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Coordinates: 51°30′27.81″N 0°8′50.72″W / 51.5077250°N 0.1474222°W / 51.5077250; -0.1474222