History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

8, 9 and 11, Suffolk Street Sw1

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

More Photos »
Approximate Location Map
Large Map »

Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5088 / 51°30'31"N

Longitude: -0.1308 / 0°7'50"W

OS Eastings: 529815

OS Northings: 180525

OS Grid: TQ298805

Mapcode National: GBR GF.SB

Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.PB6Q

Entry Name: 8, 9 and 11, Suffolk Street Sw1

Listing Date: 5 February 1970

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1237162

English Heritage Legacy ID: 428378

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

Find accommodation in
Holborn

Listing Text

TQ 2980 NE CITY OF WESTMINSTER SUFFOLK STREET, SW1
71/101
Nos 8, 9 and 11
5.2.70
G.V. II*
Terraced houses. c1822-23 by John Nash. Stucco, slate roofs. 3 storeys and
attic storey, with basements. Each 2 windows wide. Channelled ground floor with
semicircular arched doorways set to left, the channelling struck to arches,
recessed doors of 2 fielded and 2 flush panels and fanlights, that of No 11
retaining looped fan pattern; recessed tripartite glazing bar sashes. 1st and
2nd floors have architraved glazing bar sashes, those on 1st floor with
panelled flanking strips and consoled pediments, those on 2nd floor with
cornices. Attic storey has square windows recessed for one order. Stucco
course - balcony across 1st floor with fine geometric Greek detail to ironwork.
Mutule cornice over 2nd floor and crowning cornice and blocking course to attic
lined through with that of Nos 6½ and 7. Cast iron urn finialed area railings.
Important survival of Nash's street architecture in the Regent Street manner in
a development which he invested in heavily himself.
Survey of London. Vol XX.
John Nash; John Summerson.


Listing NGR: TQ2981580525

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

Selected Sources

Book cover links are generated automatically from the sources. They are not necessarily always correct, as book names at Amazon may not be quite the same as those used referenced in the text.

Source title links go to a search for the specified title at Amazon. Availability of the title is dependent on current publication status. You may also want to check AbeBooks, particularly for older titles.

Recommended Books

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.