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4, Old Compton Street

A Grade II Listed Building in West End, London, 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

Plus Code: 9C3XGV7C+G3

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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Description

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 29/04/2020

TQ 2981 SE
58/104

OLD COMPTON STREET
No 4

GV
II
House, now restaurant with accommodation above. Late C17 early C18 with later alterations. Rendered brick, roof obscured behind parapet. Four storeys raised from three in C19. Two 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 dormer 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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