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2, Old Compton Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Southwark, Westminster

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Latitude: 51.5139 / 51°30'49"N

Longitude: -0.1297 / 0°7'46"W

OS Eastings: 529877

OS Northings: 181096

OS Grid: TQ298810

Mapcode National: GBR HC.1H

Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.P6ST

Plus Code: 9C3XGV7C+G4

Entry Name: 2, Old Compton Street

Listing Date: 2 February 1990

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1247739

English Heritage Legacy ID: 429095

Location: Westminster, London, W1D

County: Westminster

Electoral Ward/Division: West End

Built-Up Area: City of Westminster

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: St Anne Soho

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text

TQ 2981 SE
No 2
Corner site with Charing Cross Road. House, now public house with accommodation
above. Late C17/early C18 with later alterations. Rendered brick, tiled
mansard roof. 3 1/2 storeys. Ground floor: 3 bays, with entrance to Charing
Cross Road and pair of small paned sashes. Old Compton Street elevation has
pair of small paned sashes and blank recessed panel. Upper floors: 2 bays to
Old Compton Street, one to Charing Cross Road. First floor recessed sashes,
upper floor casements beneath fixed light, rendered Cills. Window forms suggest
early, tall proportions retained. Single full dormer to each front. Party wall
stacks. Interior: Above ground floor retains original plan form. Open-well
staircase with moulded closed string, some original turned balusters, moulded
rail, newels comprising column with square base and knob, finials removed.
Plain panelling with deeply moulded box cornicing. Rare survival of early
house representing the earliest phase of Soho's development (q.v.) Nos 4, 5, 6
Old Compton Street and 101 Charing Cross Road.

Listing NGR: TQ2987781096

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

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