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6, Aldford Street W1, Westminster

Description: 6, Aldford Street W1

Grade: II
Date Listed: 9 January 1970
English Heritage Building ID: 208531

OS Grid Reference: TQ2829080497
OS Grid Coordinates: 528290, 180497
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5088, -0.1528

Location: 6 Aldford Street, Westminster, London W1K 2 W1Y 5PS

Locality: Westminster
County: Greater London
Country: England
Postcode: W1Y 5PS

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Listing Text

68/85 ;79/3
No. 6

Corner terrace house. 1896-97, by Balfour and Turner. Red brick with
Portland stone dressings, slate roof. Free style Queen Anne with
slightly Jacobethan details. 5 storeys and basement. Slightly
asymmetrical arrangement of 2 window bays. Stone corniced porch to
right, with depressed moulded arched entrance, has stonework run in to
face of half-canted stone bay to left with 2 architraved sash lights
to front, the porch cornice carried over. The canted bay is fully
developed on 1st floor with similar pair of sash lights to front and
one each side; pairs of similar windows in line to upper floors
stone-dressed with architraves and narrower coupled and single lights
to right hand on these floors. The front is finished off with a
parapet and stone coped gable over major left hand bay. Return
elevation has 2 large corbelled external chimney stacks, linked by
wide segmental arches with balconies to ground and 1st floors,
irregular fenestration with small oriel butting stack to right on 1st
floor. Gabled rear elevation. Stone coped screen wall and wrought
iron area railings link up with those of similarly designed No. 78
Mount Street. Part of island block development by Balfour and Turner
as part of their Grosvenor Estate improvements.

Survey of London; Vol. XL.

Listing NGR: TQ2829080497

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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