History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

20, Buckingham Gate (Including Railings)

A Grade II Listed Building in St James's, London

More Photos »
Approximate Location Map
Large Map »


Latitude: 51.4995 / 51°29'58"N

Longitude: -0.1401 / 0°8'24"W

OS Eastings: 529199

OS Northings: 179480

OS Grid: TQ291794

Mapcode National: GBR DJ.QN

Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.JK9V

Plus Code: 9C3XFVX5+RX

Entry Name: 20, Buckingham Gate (Including Railings)

Listing Date: 4 February 1975

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1066361

English Heritage Legacy ID: 208895

Also known as: 20 Buckingham Gate
High Commission of Swaziland, London

ID on this website: 101066361

Location: Belgravia, Westminster, London, SW1E

County: London

District: City of Westminster

Electoral Ward/Division: St James's

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: City of Westminster

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: St Peter Eaton Square

Church of England Diocese: London

Tagged with: High commission

Find accommodation in


TQ 2789 NW

No 20 (including railings)




Substantial terrace house. 1895, Sir Reginald Blomfield. Red brick, stone
dressings, slate roof. Flemish manner with stepped gable. 4 storeys, gable
storey and basement; irregular facade. 2 main bays. Entrance in archway to left
with carved capitals and tiny domed oriel over. To right a wide projecting
square cornered bay window rising from basement to second floor, with tented
copper roof and polygonal oriel to first floor with copper half-dome and finial.
Mullioned and transomed windows, casements, leaden lights. Rich decorative
frieze of carved brickwork with figures and acanthus scroll. Stepped gable with
Seralin window and central column above rising to finial. Pinnacles to sides.
Patterned blind arches above some of windows with polychrome decoration.
Ornamental metal ship emblem to right above ground floor. Elaborate leadwork.
Wrought iron railings of original design. Interior not inspected. An early
work of Blomfield's.

Listing NGR: TQ2919979480

External Links

External links are from the relevant listing authority and, where applicable, Wikidata. Wikidata IDs may be related buildings as well as this specific building. If you want to add or update a link, you will need to do so by editing the Wikidata entry.

Recommended Books

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.