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4-6, Barton Street Sw1, Westminster

Description: 4-6, Barton Street Sw1

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 24 February 1958
English Heritage Building ID: 208594

OS Grid Reference: TQ3006279260
OS Grid Coordinates: 530062, 179260
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4973, -0.1277

Location: Cowley Street, Westminster, London SW1P 3 SW1P 3NG

Locality: Westminster
County: Greater London
Country: England
Postcode: SW1P 3NG

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Listing Text

24.2.58 Nos. 4 to 6 (consec. )

G.V. II*

Terraced houses. c.1722 with some early C.20 alteration and extension to
return of No. 6. Brown brick with red brick window dressings, No. 6 with
stuccoed ground floor; tiled roofs. 3 storeys, basements and dormered
mansards. Each front 3 windows wide and No. 6 with 2 window return and
further wing to Cowley Street. Left hand doorways to Nos. 4 and 6, right
hand doorway to No. 5 - that of No. 4 with fluted and panelled pilasters
and pediment; that of No. 5 with plain wooden doorcase and hood; that of
No. 6 with architrave case and pedimented hood on consoles. Recessed
sashes, some with renewed glazing bars, under flat gauged arches; painted
timber lintel across ground floor window heads of Nos. 4 and 5. Brick plat
bands between storeys and below parapet. Wrought iron area railings.
No. 5 has cornet rainwater head and lead down-pipe. The return of No. 6
has blind window bay next to corner and is extended by partly rebuilt
3-window wing of same height with box framed glazing bar sashes under
segmental gauged arches and has broad architrave-framed opening to left of
ground floor with set back panelled door and basement entrance. Set in the
wall by corner is a stone tablet inscribed "Cowley Street, 1722". On the
corner a wrought iron lamp bracket. Part of an exceptionally well
preserved early C.18 enclave of housing together with Cowley and Lord North
Streets q.v.

Listing NGR: TQ3006779266

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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