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Description: 3-6, Grafton Street W1 (See Details for Further Address Information)
Date Listed: 24 February 1958
English Heritage Building ID: 209846
OS Grid Reference: TQ2891180604
OS Grid Coordinates: 528911, 180604
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5097, -0.1438
TQ 2880 NE CITY OF WESTMINSTER GRAFTON STREET Wl
Nos 3 to 6 (consecutive)
24.2.58 including No 10 Bruton
Exceptional group of very large terraced houses. c.1760-72 by Sir Robert Taylor.
Brown brick, some painted, slate roofs. Four tall storeys and basements, 4, 4, 3 and
5 windows widely spaced and with high piano nobile. Main stone cornice over second
floor, cornice and blocking course to parapet. Plat band and sill band to first
floor. Revealed glazing bar sashes, flat gauged arches. First floor wrought iron
balconies. Unusually massive Tuscan column stone doorways with pediments. Wrought
iron area railings with lamp standards to Nos 3 and 5. Very fine interiors
characterised by spacious staircases in apsed top lit wells, set to rear behind column
screens. No 6 has tunnel vaulted entrance hall and staircase at right angles. The
grand staircase of No 3 a c.1904 alteration for Mr Arthur James. All interiors retain
fine plasterwork ceilings with inset paintings etc. No 4 was Lord Brougham's from
Georgian London; J Summerso
London Vol I, N Pevsner
Listing NGR: TQ2891180604
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Source: English Heritage
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