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6, Suffolk Street Sw1

A Grade II* Listed Building in St James's, Westminster

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Latitude: 51.5086 / 51°30'30"N

Longitude: -0.1306 / 0°7'50"W

OS Eastings: 529832

OS Northings: 180505

OS Grid: TQ298805

Mapcode National: GBR GF.VD

Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.PBBW

Plus Code: 9C3XGV59+CQ

Entry Name: 6, Suffolk Street Sw1

Listing Date: 5 February 1970

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1264250

English Heritage Legacy ID: 428376

Location: St. James's, Westminster, London, SW1Y

County: 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 Martin-in-the-Fields

Church of England Diocese: London

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5.2.70 No 6
G.V. II*
Terraced house. 1823-24 by Edward Cresy for himself, as part of Nash's Suffolk
Street-Suffolk Place development. Stucco, slate roof. Individual un-Nash-like
facade based on Palladio's house in Vicenza and no doubt both fruit and
advertisement of Cresy's Italian tour with Ledwell Taylor. 3 storeys, attic
storey and basement. Narrow tall 1 window front with blind flanking windows to
upper floors. Channelled ground floor slightly advanced with square headed
doorway to right and tripartite recessed sash window. Block cornice-plinth over
ground floor from which rises tall, archivolt arched window with looped fan
glazing to head, between engaged Ionic columns carrying breaks in modillion
corniced entablature; this acts in turn as sill band to 2nd floor architraved
and corniced window set between fluted Corinthian pilasters rising from the
entablature breaks below to carry the break in the 3rd floor entablature above
which is an architraved attic window; crowning modillion cornice and blocking
course. Royal Arms in stone over ground floor window. Cast iron spearhead area
railings. Part of an important survival of street architecture in Nash's Regent
Street manner.
Survey of London; Vol XX.
John Nash : John Summerson
Dictionary of British Architects; Howard Colvin.

Listing NGR: TQ2983280505

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