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Latitude: 51.5063 / 51°30'22"N
Longitude: -0.147 / 0°8'49"W
OS Eastings: 528700
OS Northings: 180226
OS Grid: TQ287802
Mapcode National: GBR CG.56
Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.DDNL
Entry Name: 1-23, SHEPHERD MARKET W1 (See details for further address information)
Listing Date: 5 February 1970
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1264721
English Heritage Legacy ID: 427143
Location: Westminster, London, W1J
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 SE CITY OF WESTMINSTER SHEPHERD MARKET Wl
Nos 1 to 23 (odd) and No
29 (including Nos 2 to
5.2.70 14 Shepherd Street)
Eastern and northern ranges of a market block of shops and houses.
Dated 1860 and a uniform rebuilding of major portion of the C18
market complex. Yellow brick and stucco rectangular block with
passageway through middle and splayed corners; slate roofs. 3
storeys. The individual fronts are 2 windows wide to east with one window returns
Shepherd Street), 3 windows wide to east with one window returns
(Nos 1 to 5 odd) and one window wide to north (Nos 7 to 23 odd).
Simple pilastered shop fronts with corniced fascias, that of No 8
Shepherd Street altered mid C20. Recessed sash windows, some
retaining glazing bars, under gauged arches. 2 enriched architraved
windows over passageway with date above. Crowning entablature around
block with dentil cornice and blocking course, with panel to centre
on east front inscribed "Shepherd Market". Nos 15 and 17 are in
centre of block flanking the passageway. Shepherd Market was laid
out c 1735 and built c. 1746, the designer, builder and entrepreneur
being Edward Shepherd, who built on the Grosvenor and Cavendish estates.
No 29 c.1840, now forms part of No 14 Shepherd Street and is
stuccoed with slate mansard, 2 storeys, with one corniced window on
1st floor above altered shop.
Listing NGR: TQ2870080226
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