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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
Entry Name: 5, Frith Street W1
Listing Date: 14 January 1970
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1066801
English Heritage Legacy ID: 209746
Location: Westminster, London, W1D
District: City of 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
TQ 2981 SE CITY OF WESTMINSTER FRITH STREET, Wl
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
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