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6 and 8, Mercer Street Wc2

A Grade II Listed Building in St James's, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5129 / 51°30'46"N

Longitude: -0.1257 / 0°7'32"W

OS Eastings: 530161

OS Northings: 180996

OS Grid: TQ301809

Mapcode National: GBR HC.YV

Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.R7YK

Entry Name: 6 and 8, Mercer Street Wc2

Listing Date: 1 December 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1267672

English Heritage Legacy ID: 418110

Location: Westminster, London, WC2H

County: London

District: City of 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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Listing Text

TQ 3080 NW and 3081 SW CITY OF WESTMINSTER MERCER STREET, WC2
59/23; 72/2
Nos. 6 and 8

G.V. II

Artisans' dwellings. c.1908, built by the Mercers' Company Estate. Ceramic
red brick with rubbed red brick and stone dressings, slate roof. Free
Style "Wrenaissance" with good detailing. 3 storeys, basement and dormered
mansard. 5 windows wide with 2 storey semicircular arched through way to
right. Central staircase doorway in stone Gibbs surround with lush
consoles to scrolled open pediment framing cartouche-key. Flush framed
segmental arched glazing bar sashes and, in left hand bay, a shallow
through-storey canted bay recessed in splayed reveal opening with glazing
bar sash lights. Above the entrance the partially open staircase rising
into attic is made more of a feature than usual with enriched stone
framed oeil-de-boeuf on 1st floor and the opening through 2nd floor and
attic with rubbed brick dressings swelling into Tuscan reveal-columns.
Stone frieze and bracketed cornice. Spear head area railings.


Listing NGR: TQ3017680999

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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