11, BUCKINGHAM STREET WC2

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1357255
Date first listed:
24-Feb-1958
Statutory Address:
11, BUCKINGHAM STREET WC2

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Location

Statutory Address:
11, BUCKINGHAM STREET WC2

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 30321 80491

Details

TQ 3080 SW CITY OF WESTMINSTER BUCKINGHAM STREET, WC2 83/6 24.2.58 No. 11

G.V. II*

Terraced town house. c.1675 with some early C.19 alterations, part of Barbon's development of the York House estate. Stucco faced, original brown brick exposed to rear, slate roof. 3 storeys, basement and dormered attic. 6 windows wide. Entrance in 3rd bay from left, recessed panelled door and fanlight in early C.19 stucco pilaster surround with entablature and blocking course. Very slightly recessed sashes with exposed box frames, the flat arches with carved head and lion mask key blocks. Rusticated quoin pilasters; plat bands over each floor running across key blocks; parapet, panelled in line with windows, crowned by moulded coping. Rear has flush framed glazing bar sashes under flat gauged brick arches. Wrought iron area railings with urn finials. Interior retains some original and late C.18 features: bolection panelling to hall and to rear and front rooms on 1st floor; the 2 front rooms have shallow, geometrical patterned, late C.18 plasterwork ceilings and friezes in the Adam manner, the north room with a carved wood chimneypiece set in coved recess between small secondary staircase and cupboard; the south 1st floor rear room has overmantel carved in light relief; the main stairs with narrow open well have turned balusters with-carved cut strings to lower flights and closed moulded strings to upper flights, panelled dado; etc.

Survey of London; Vol XVIII. Georgian London; John Summerson.

Listing NGR: TQ3031980489

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
208919
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Summerson, J, Georgian London, (1945)
'Survey of London' in The Strand The Parish of St Martin-in-the-Fields Part 2: Volume 18 , (1937)

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: 04 Oct 2002
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