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Description: 7 and 8, Henrietta Street Wc2
Date Listed: 14 January 1970
English Heritage Building ID: 210147
OS Grid Reference: TQ3032680802
OS Grid Coordinates: 530326, 180802
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5111, -0.1233
TQ 3080 NW CITY OF WESTMINSTER HENRIETTA STREET, WC2
14.1.70 Nos. 7 and 8
Pair of terrace houses. c.1730-31 with early C.19 ground floor alterations
and 1870s refacing to upper floors similar to Nos. 5 and 6. Coursed
stucco ground floor, painted Portland cement facing and Italianate
dressings to upper floors, slate roof. 4 storeys and basements, No. 8 with
dormered mansard. Each of 3 windows wide. Doorways each end in handsome
Greek Ionic doorcases of fluted columns and entablature framing 8 panel
door. Recessed semicircular arched ground floor sashes with keystones.
Upper floors have segmental headed Victorian sashes in plain architraves,
eared on 2nd and 3rd floors and with cornices on consoles to 1st floor,
heavy, consoled stone sills. Dentil and modillion crowning cornice with
blocking across both fronts. Both have a number of good original internal
features, in particular No. 8, with cut string twisted baluster column
newel staircases, panelling etc. as well as early C.19 features.
Survey of London; Vol. XXXVI.
Listing NGR: TQ3032880782
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