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5, ALDFORD STREET W1

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: 5, ALDFORD STREET W1

List entry Number: 1066490

Location

5, ALDFORD STREET W1

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Greater London Authority

District: City of Westminster

District Type: London Borough

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 01-Dec-1987

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 208530

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

TQ 2880 NW and SW CITY OF WESTMINSTER ALDFORD STREET, W1 68/86 ;79/4 No. 5

G.V. II

Terraced town house. 1892-94 by Balfour and Turner. Red brick with Portland stone dressings. Restrained Free style Queen Anne with slight Flemish details. 4 storeys and basement with gabled attic. 3 windows wide. Entrance in archivolt arched enclosed porch to left above which rises a 3 storey narrow canted bay, balanced to right by similar 3 storey bay carried on foliate capped rather Byzantine stone columns in front of ground floor window. Narrow centre has single sash window to each floor, identical with sashes in the flanking canted-bays, all with glazing bars and architraves. Moulded stone string over ground floor, stone entablature across 2nd floor and stone balcony with delicate wrought iron balustrade bridging over canted bays across attic storey, the whole finished off with a shaped gable. Good wrought iron area railings. Part of an island block development with Mount Street, bounded by Balfour Place and Rex Place, all designed by Balfour and Turner as part of their improvements for the Grosvenor Estate in Mayfair.

Survey of London; Vol. XL.

Listing NGR: TQ2829880499

Selected Sources

Books and journals
'Survey of London' in Survey of London - The Grosvenor Estate in Mayfair Part 2 The buildings: Volume 40 , , Vol. 50, (1980)

National Grid Reference: TQ 28298 80499

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