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2-6, Meard Street W1

A Grade II* Listed Building in City of Westminster, Westminster

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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

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1222690

English Heritage Legacy ID: 418109

Location: West End, Westminster, London, W1F

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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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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