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57 and 57a, Tufton Street

A Grade II Listed Building in City of Westminster, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4962 / 51°29'46"N

Longitude: -0.1282 / 0°7'41"W

OS Eastings: 530035

OS Northings: 179133

OS Grid: TQ300791

Mapcode National: GBR HK.DT

Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.QNMD

Entry Name: 57 and 57a, Tufton Street

Listing Date: 19 January 1990

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1247729

English Heritage Legacy ID: 429081

Location: Westminster, London, SW1P

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 Stephen Rochester Row

Church of England Diocese: London

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Description

TUFTON STREET
TQ 3079SW
101/102 Nos 57 and 57A
II GV
Pair of houses, c 1925 by Frederick Ernest Williams or Alfred Cox. Red-brown brick
with red brick and stone dressings Plain-tiled mansard roof. 3 storey and attics.
Symmetrical facade, two bays articulated by flush vertical strips in red brick. Each
house has a central entrance in moulded stone architrave, with cherub's head flanked by
palm leaves, as keystone. Each has part glazed door with raised and fielded lower
panel. Plain stone band across whole elevation at lintel level. Stone plinth small
metal-framed casement to each side of each entrance. Central trademen's entrance in
plain red-brick dressed opening at 1st floor, each has canted oriel with timber panel
below small Paned timber sashes; oversailing corniced, flat roof. Central round
hooded niche with brick dressings and stone apron-like pedastal for figure (missing),
supported on bat into spread wings below.
2nd floor. Each house has 3 flush frame small paned timber sashes in the centre of
3 x 4 panes, and flanked by 2 x 4 panes. Moulded cornice. Attic storey has flat roofed
full dormer to each with pair of 3 x 4 pane timber sashes. Deep moulded cornices.
Tall central brick stack. Rear window and those to well are metal framed.
Interior. No 57. 6 panel doors. Hall, panelled W&do and rail. Small chimneypiece
at angle. Exposed ceiling joist. Stairs from ground floor to attic of plain close-
set stick balusters, square newels, mahogony rail.
1st floor. Rear panelled room with corner chimneypiece with shelves above 3 corner
cupboards to other angles, also with shelves one containing dumb wollen lift from
kitchens. Doors are plart glazed with lower raised and fieided panels, round arched
heads raised and fielded panelled dodo, moulded dado rail, upper sunk panels. Pair
of panelled doors in moulded architraves with inner bead and reel moulding. _
Ornate plaster cornices. Front room similarly panelled, angle cupboards, with [email protected]
dart mouldings. Simple chimneypiece with overmantel. Replaced simplified coved
cornices pair of doors, not painted and similar to those to rear rooms but in more
elaborate architraves ornate plated cornices similar to rear room to let floor landing
upper floor front fireplace with fretted surround. Simple cornices. Rear room with
small fireplace. Later partitions. Attic floor also retains, fireplaces.
Interiorof no 57A not inspected but said to be similar.


Listing NGR: TQ3003879130

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