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5, Frith Street W1

A Grade II Listed Building in City of Westminster, Westminster

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Latitude: 51.5144 / 51°30'51"N

Longitude: -0.1319 / 0°7'54"W

OS Eastings: 529724

OS Northings: 181154

OS Grid: TQ297811

Mapcode National: GBR GC.K9

Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.N6MC

Plus Code: 9C3XGV79+Q6

Entry Name: 5, Frith Street W1

Listing Date: 14 January 1970

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1066801

English Heritage Legacy ID: 209746

Location: Westminster, London, W1D

County: Westminster

Electoral Ward/Division: West End

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

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Listing Text

No. 5
Terrace house. c.1731 probably by Joel Johnson, bricklayer. Red lintel brick,
concealed roof. 4 storeys (top floor later C18 addition) and basement. 3 windows
wide. Entrance to left, 6 panel door with rectangular fanlight recessed in stone
architrave case with carved stone consoles to cornice. Segmental gauged arched
windows with recessed box frames, some retaining sashes others with later casements.
Stone sill band to 1st floor and a moulded stone cornice below attic storey, parapet
with coping. Wrought iron area railings with urn finials. Rear wall of purple-red
brick with segmental arched box framed sashes. Interior with closet wing, fully
panelled with fielded panelling to hall and front rooms, box cornices, original
chimneypiece to front room ground floor; the hall opening to staircase has fluted
Doric pilasters with dosserets and the fine staircase is dog legged with cut and
carved strings up to 1st floor and closed above with moulded tread nosings and
alternating turned and twisted balusters, moulded handrail scrolled in volute to foot
and columnar newels etc.
Survey of London; Vol. XXXIII

Listing NGR: TQ2972481154

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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