Description of Ancaster House
Ancaster House development in Mayfair, London W1.
The works include refurbishment, alterations and additions at 8 Chesterfield Street and 8 Chesterfield Gardens.
2014 - Planning permission for: Excavation under 8 Chesterfield Street through to and including Ancaster House (Chesterfield Gardens) to create sub-basement levels, alterations to the mansard roof on Ancaster House. Erection of single storey extension at third floor level facing Waverton Street. Installation of replacement side and rear dormer windows, demolition and rebuilding of rear porch and erection of new access gate, stair and railing to front of Ancaster House. Installation of replacement front door to 8 Chesterfield Street. Creation of new lightwells to rear of both buildings and internal works including reinstatement of original features to both buildings. Rebuilding of brick boundary wall and replacement of railings, demolition of dividing walls within courtyard, creation of concealed car lift and platform goods lift to courtyard and associated landscaping to site, all in connection with the existing single family dwelling. Architect: MSMR. Westminster Council ref. no. 13/09356/FULL.
Ancaster House is a Grade II listed building by J. T. Wimperis from 1876.
No. 8 Chesterfield Street is Grade II listed and dates back to c. 1755.
1. Historic England historicengland.org.uk 8 Chesterfield Street List Entry Number: 1291570; 8 Chesterfield Gardens List Entry Number: 1066266
2. Westminster Council westminster.gov.uk