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Latitude: 51.5112 / 51°30'40"N
Longitude: -0.1322 / 0°7'55"W
OS Eastings: 529713
OS Northings: 180799
OS Grid: TQ297807
Mapcode National: GBR GD.HF
Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.N8HT
Entry Name: 27, WARDOUR STREET W1 (See details for further address information)
Listing Date: 5 February 1970
Last Amended: 14 December 1973
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1066157
English Heritage Legacy ID: 207449
Location: Westminster, London, W1D
District: City of Westminster
Electoral Ward/Division: St James's
Built-Up Area: City of Westminster
Traditional County: Middlesex
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London
Church of England Parish: St Anne Soho
Church of England Diocese: London
TQ 2980 NE CITY OF WESTMINSTER WARDOUR STREET, W1
14.12.73 (Nos 29 and 31) Nos 27 to 31 (odd)
5.2.70 (No 27)
Terraced houses, shops and archway, c1728 with early C19 alterations. Stucco
faced, concealed roofs. 4 storeys. Each 3 windows wide, No 27 increased to 4
windows in 2 upper storeys. Nos 27 and 29 as a pair incorporating elliptical
archway through ground and 1st floors with key and impost blocks. No 27 has
good early C19 shop front with flush panelled and glazed door to right and 6x3
pane, slightly projecting, display window with the end panes curved in,
flanking Composite pilasters ,the entablature projecting wide of pilasters with
curved returns, palmette-decorated cornice; in return to passage a 2x4 pane
display window in pilaster strip frame with console bracketed sill, bed mould
to fascia and projecting cornice. Nos 29 and 31 have mid C20 altered ground
floor frontages. Upper floors have recessed bar sashes. Parapet with coping.
The interior of No 27 has early C19 shop fittings and mouldings but retains its
early C18 dog leg closed string staircase with turned balusters, from the 1st
floor up, and 1st floor front room panelling with box cornice. Interior of No
29 has late C18 staircase whilst No 31 retains (mutilated) dog leg closed
string staircase and panelled 1st floor landing. Early surviving Pulteney
Survey of London. Vol XXXI.
Listing NGR: TQ2970780798
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