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5, Suffolk Street Sw1

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

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Latitude: 51.5085 / 51°30'30"N

Longitude: -0.1305 / 0°7'49"W

OS Eastings: 529834

OS Northings: 180499

OS Grid: TQ298804

Mapcode National: GBR GF.VD

Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.PBBX

Entry Name: 5, Suffolk Street Sw1

Listing Date: 5 February 1970

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1237160

English Heritage Legacy ID: 428375

Location: Westminster, London, SW1Y

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 Martin-in-the-Fields

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text

TQ 2980 SE and NE CITY OF WESTMINSTER SUFFOLK STREET, SWl
71/104 : 82/10
5.2.70 No 5
G.V. II*
Terraced house. c1826 by G Ledwell Taylor as part of Nash's Suffolk
Street-Suffolk Place development. Stucco, slate roof. 3 storeys, attic storey
and basement. 2 windows wide. Channelled ground floor with channelling struck
to semicircular arched openings: recessed panelled door with fanlight to left
and recessed glazing bar sash window to right. Recessed glazing bar sashes,
those on 1st and 2nd floors with architraves and the full length 1st floor ones
with pediments on consoles. Block cornice over ground floor, main dentil
cornice over 2nd floor and crowning cornice to attic. Bowed cast iron
balconettes to 1st floor. Cast iron spear head area railings. The demolished
No 4 was of the same design and Ledwell Taylor was probably introduced through
his friendship with Edward Cresy who built No 6 for himself. Important survival
of street architecture in Nash's Regent Street manner.
Survey of London: Vol XX.
John Nash : John Summerson
Dictionary of British Architects; Howard Colvin


Listing NGR: TQ2983480499

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