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Latitude: 51.5134 / 51°30'48"N
Longitude: -0.133 / 0°7'58"W
OS Eastings: 529653
OS Northings: 181037
OS Grid: TQ296810
Mapcode National: GBR GC.9N
Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.N725
Plus Code: 9C3XGV78+9R
Entry Name: 2-6, Meard Street W1
Listing Date: 24 February 1958
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1222690
English Heritage Legacy ID: 418109
Location: Westminster, London, W1F
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 MEARD STREET, W1
58/66 (North Side)
24.2.58 Nos. 2 to 6 (even)
Uniform terrace houses. 1732 by John Meard, with some C19 and mid C20 alterations.
Stock brick, stuccoed below 1st floor sills. 4 storeys, No. 2 retaining basement
area. No. 2 has doorway to right with later doorcase and cornice. Nos. 4 and 6 have
mid C20 shop fronts embracing house doorways. No. 2 has flush framed casements
whilst Nos 4 and 6 have flush framed sashes with later C19 glazing, under flat red
brick gauged arches. Parapets with stone copings. Wrought iron area railings to No.
2. Interiors panelled and finished in a superior style to Nos. 1 to 21 (odd), but
mutilated and partly boxed-in at No. 2; passage-halls, dog leg staircase with Doric
column balusters and newels, cut bracket strings, panelling raised and fielded on
ground and 1st floor with dentilled box cornices; to centre of ground floor front
room back wall of No. 4 is a Doric pilastered recess with ovolo moulded elliptical
archivolt; fluted Doric pilasters with enriched capitals to passage openings into
staircases etc. See also the contemporary Nos. 1 to 7 Meard Street and Nos. 67 to 70
Dean Street by Meard.
Survey of London; Vol. XXXIII.
Listing NGR: TQ2965381037
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