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20-22, Suffolk Street Sw1

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

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Latitude: 51.5085 / 51°30'30"N

Longitude: -0.131 / 0°7'51"W

OS Eastings: 529805

OS Northings: 180493

OS Grid: TQ298804

Mapcode National: GBR GF.RF

Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.PB3Y

Entry Name: 20-22, Suffolk Street Sw1

Listing Date: 24 February 1958

Last Amended: 5 February 1970

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1237164

English Heritage Legacy ID: 428382

Location: Westminster, London, SW1Y

County: 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

71/99 : 82/8
24.2.58 (No 21) Nos 20 to 22 (consec)
G.V. II*
Terraced houses, c1822-23 as part of Nash's Suffolk Street-Suffolk Place
development although not necessarily to his own designs. Stucco, slate roof. 3
storeys and attic storey, with basements. Each front 2 windows wide. Incised
coursing. Ground floors have,right hand doorways to Nos 21 and 22 and left hand
doorway to No 20, recessed 4-panel doors with rectangular fanlights, No 20 with
pilaster jambs; tripartite ground floor recessed glazing bar sash windows with
blind segmental arched tympana. 1st and 2nd floor architraved and corniced
glazing bar sashes, those on 1st floor with panelled flanking strips and
consoles to cornices; plain square attic windows. 1st floor with continuous
course-balcony with diamond and star pattern ironwork; main dentil cornice over
2nd floor and cornice and blocking course to attic. Cast iron crescent and
spear head area railings. Important survival of street architecture in Nash's
Regent Street manner, in a development which Nash invested in heavily himself.
Survey of London; Vol XX.
John Nash; John Summerson

Listing NGR: TQ2980580493

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