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Latitude: 51.5081 / 51°30'29"N
Longitude: -0.1521 / 0°9'7"W
OS Eastings: 528338
OS Northings: 180416
OS Grid: TQ283804
Mapcode National: GBR BF.0K
Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.9CY7
Entry Name: 24, South Street W1
Listing Date: 5 February 1970
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1264653
English Heritage Legacy ID: 427263
Location: Westminster, London, W1K
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 George, Hanover Square
Church of England Diocese: London
TQ 2880 SW CITY OF WESTMINSTER SOUTH STREET, Wl
79/19 (south side)
Terraced town house. c.1834 and almost certainly by Gandy Deering, as
the design with No. 22 was identical to his Nos. 14 to 18 (all now
demolished). Painted brick with channelled stucco ground floor, slate
roof. Monumental and austere "first rate" elevation with sparse Greek
Revival basement to porch. 3 main lofty storeys with ground floor
raised up on. asement, tall attic storey and dormered mansard. Severe
prostyle stucco Doric piered porch to left at head of steps, square
headed door with fanlight and side lights. Recessed sash windows with
glazing bars with plat band carried across heads on ground floor and
stucco continued as parapet applied to 1st floor with the coping as
sill course to 1st floor windows; these and those above have glazing
bar sashes recessed under flat gauged arches. Stone cornice and
stucco frieze over 2nd floor and cornice coping to sheer attic storey.
Cast iron window guards to 1st floor. Cast iron area railings with
acorn finials. Original lead rainwater head. Rear elevation bowed.
Very lofty interiors, two stone staircases with cast iron balustrades;
simple Greek mouldings etc.
Survey of London; Vol. XL.
Listing NGR: TQ2833880416
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