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6, Old Compton Street

A Grade II Listed Building in City of Westminster, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5138 / 51°30'49"N

Longitude: -0.1299 / 0°7'47"W

OS Eastings: 529866

OS Northings: 181093

OS Grid: TQ298810

Mapcode National: GBR HC.0H

Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.P6PT

Entry Name: 6, Old Compton Street

Listing Date: 2 February 1990

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1247741

English Heritage Legacy ID: 429098

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
58/105
No 6
II
GV
House, now restaurant with accommodation above. Late C17/early C18 with later
alterations. Rendered brick, tiled butterfly form roof, behind parapet. 3 1/2
storeys, 2 bays. Ground floor late C20 restaurant entrance front and
fascia. First and second floors, pair of casements beneath overlights in near
flush frames and with rendered Cills. Tall proportions of the windows may
reflect'the early window form. Plain rendered band at eaves height. Rear,
timber casement dormer. Interior: Above ground floor retains original plan
form with closet wing to rear. Staircase with moulded closed string, moulded
rail, columnar newels with square bases and knobs, the finials missing.
Balusters boarded in or removed, but visible features compare with staircases at
Nos 2 and 4 Old Compton Street and 101 Charing Cross Road. Deeply moulded box
cornicing, plain panelling to stairwell. Further panelling assumed to survive
beneath later cladding. Rare survival of early house representing earliest
phase of Soho's development (q.v.) Nos 2, 4 and 5 Old Compton Street and 101
Charing Cross Road.


Listing NGR: TQ2986681093

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
58/105
No 6
II
GV
House, now restaurant with accommodation above. Late C17/early C18 with later
alterations. Rendered brick, tiled butterfly form roof, behind parapet. 3 1/2
storeys, 2 bays. Ground floor late C20 restaurant entrance front and
fascia. First and second floors, pair of casements beneath overlights in near
flush frames and with rendered Cills. Tall proportions of the windows may
reflect'the early window form. Plain rendered band at eaves height. Rear,
timber casement dormer. Interior: Above ground floor retains original plan
form with closet wing to rear. Staircase with moulded closed string, moulded
rail, columnar newels with square bases and knobs, the finials missing.
Balusters boarded in or removed, but visible features compare with staircases at
Nos 2 and 4 Old Compton Street and 101 Charing Cross Road. Deeply moulded box
cornicing, plain panelling to stairwell. Further panelling assumed to survive
beneath later cladding. Rare survival of early house representing earliest
phase of Soho's development (q.v.) Nos 2, 4 and 5 Old Compton Street and 101
Charing Cross Road.


Listing NGR: TQ2986681093

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