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4, Old Compton Street

A Grade II Listed Building in City of Westminster, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5139 / 51°30'49"N

Longitude: -0.1298 / 0°7'47"W

OS Eastings: 529872

OS Northings: 181096

OS Grid: TQ298810

Mapcode National: GBR HC.0H

Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.P6RT

Entry Name: 4, Old Compton Street

Listing Date: 2 February 1990

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1247740

English Heritage Legacy ID: 429096

Location: Westminster, London, W1D

County: London

District: City of 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

OLD COMPTON STREET
TQ 2981 SE
58/104
No 4
II
GV
House, now restaurant with accommodation above. Late C171early C18 with later
alterations. Rendered brick, roof obscured behind parapet. 4 storeys raised
from three in C19. 2 bays. Ground floor late C20 entrance front and fascia.
First floor pair of casements beneath overlights. Second floor pair of small
paned sashes. Third floor pair of casements beneath overlights. All with
rendered Cills. Tall proportions of first and second floor windows may reflect
' early window form. Rendered party wall stack to left. Interior: Above ground
floor retains original plan form. Rear room retaining dorner cupboard with
lower pair of doors, upper door with segmental head, shaped shelves, plain
panelling behind. Plain panelling, partly mutilated, to second floor landing.
Staircase with moulded closed string, some original turned balusters, moulded
rails, columnar newels with square bases and knobs, the finials missing.
Further decorative detail probably survives, obscured. Rare survival of early
house representing the earliest phase of Soho's development (q.v.) Nos 2, 5, 6
Old Compton Street and 101 Charing Cross Road.


Listing NGR: TQ2987281096

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

Description

OLD COMPTON STREET
TQ 2981 SE
58/104
No 4
II
GV
House, now restaurant with accommodation above. Late C171early C18 with later
alterations. Rendered brick, roof obscured behind parapet. 4 storeys raised
from three in C19. 2 bays. Ground floor late C20 entrance front and fascia.
First floor pair of casements beneath overlights. Second floor pair of small
paned sashes. Third floor pair of casements beneath overlights. All with
rendered Cills. Tall proportions of first and second floor windows may reflect
' early window form. Rendered party wall stack to left. Interior: Above ground
floor retains original plan form. Rear room retaining dorner cupboard with
lower pair of doors, upper door with segmental head, shaped shelves, plain
panelling behind. Plain panelling, partly mutilated, to second floor landing.
Staircase with moulded closed string, some original turned balusters, moulded
rails, columnar newels with square bases and knobs, the finials missing.
Further decorative detail probably survives, obscured. Rare survival of early
house representing the earliest phase of Soho's development (q.v.) Nos 2, 5, 6
Old Compton Street and 101 Charing Cross Road.


Listing NGR: TQ2987281096

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