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The Old Curiosity Shop

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

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.515 / 51°30'53"N

Longitude: -0.1173 / 0°7'2"W

OS Eastings: 530733

OS Northings: 181243

OS Grid: TQ307812

Mapcode National: GBR KC.T2

Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.X5BY

Entry Name: The Old Curiosity Shop

Listing Date: 24 February 1958

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1227133

English Heritage Legacy ID: 424762

Location: Westminster, London, WC2A

County: London

District: City of Westminster

Electoral Ward/Division: St James's

Built-Up Area: City of Westminster

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: St Paul Covent Garden

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text

TQ 3081 SE CITY OF WESTMINSTER PORTSMOUTH STREET, WC2
60/2 (north side)
24.2.58 Nos 13 and 14 ("The Old
Curiosity Shop")
G.V. II*
House and shop. C17 with early C19 alterations. Timber frame plastered, tiled
roof. 2 storeys, the 1st floor overhanging. 2 windows wide set on splay of
corner. Ground floor has shop windows which appear, at least in part, of C17 or
early C18 origin,wooden framed although with early C19 glazing,and glazed and
panelled door. Flush framed casements to 1st floor. Moulded wood eaves cornice
to hipped roof. Said to be the original of Dickens' Old Curiosity Shop. Listed
Grade II* on account of its literary associations.


Listing NGR: TQ3073481244

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

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