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10, Hertford Street W1, Westminster

Description: 10, Hertford Street W1

Grade: I
Date Listed: 24 February 1958
English Heritage Building ID: 210161

OS Grid Reference: TQ2863980148
OS Grid Coordinates: 528639, 180148
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5056, -0.1479

Location: Hertford Street, Westminster, London W1J 7 W1Y 7DX

Locality: Westminster
County: Greater London
Country: England
Postcode: W1Y 7DX

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Listing Text

24.2.58 No 10
Terraced town house. c.1768-69 as part of the development of the south
side of Hertford Street by the elder Henry Holland (builder, of Fulham)
with his son, in partnership with John Eldridge - interior by Robert
Adam for General Burgoyne 1769-71. Brown brick with stuccoed ground
floor, slate roof. 4 storeys, including attic storey, on basement. 3
windows wide. Entrance to left with panelled door and side lights under
segmental fanlight, in stucco surround with archivolt and cornice over.
Recessed sashes, no glazing bars under flat gauged arches. Moulded stone
cornice over 2nd floor and attic parapet with coping. C19 cast iron
balconettes to 1st floor. Wrought iron area railings with lampstandards.
Fine Adam interior, drawings for which are in the Soane Museum, with
enriched and painted plaster ceilings and mouldings, elegant stone staircase
with wrought iron balustrade. The house was the residence of General
("Gentleman Johnny") Burgoyne and R. B. Sheridan.
Dictionary of British Architects; Howard Colvin
Henry Holland, His Life and Architecture: Dorothy Stroud.

Listing NGR: TQ2863980148

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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