6, ALDFORD STREET W1

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1357165
Date first listed:
09-Jan-1970
Statutory Address:
6, ALDFORD STREET W1

Map

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Location

Statutory Address:
6, ALDFORD STREET W1

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

County:
Greater London Authority
District:
City of Westminster (London Borough)
National Grid Reference:
TQ 28290 80497

Details

TQ 2880 NW and SW CITY OF WESTMINSTER ALDFORD STREET, W1 68/85 ;79/3 No. 6 9.1.70 G.V. II

Corner terrace house. 1896-97, by Balfour and Turner. Red brick with Portland stone dressings, slate roof. Free style Queen Anne with slightly Jacobethan details. 5 storeys and basement. Slightly asymmetrical arrangement of 2 window bays. Stone corniced porch to right, with depressed moulded arched entrance, has stonework run in to face of half-canted stone bay to left with 2 architraved sash lights to front, the porch cornice carried over. The canted bay is fully developed on 1st floor with similar pair of sash lights to front and one each side; pairs of similar windows in line to upper floors stone-dressed with architraves and narrower coupled and single lights to right hand on these floors. The front is finished off with a parapet and stone coped gable over major left hand bay. Return elevation has 2 large corbelled external chimney stacks, linked by wide segmental arches with balconies to ground and 1st floors, irregular fenestration with small oriel butting stack to right on 1st floor. Gabled rear elevation. Stone coped screen wall and wrought iron area railings link up with those of similarly designed No. 78 Mount Street. Part of island block development by Balfour and Turner as part of their Grosvenor Estate improvements.

Survey of London; Vol. XL.

Listing NGR: TQ2829080497

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
208531
Legacy System:
LBS

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)

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 06 May 2001
Reference: IOE01/03586/25
Rights: Copyright IoE Quentin Ball. Source Historic England Archive
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