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5, Aldford Street W1

A Grade II Listed Building in West End, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5089 / 51°30'31"N

Longitude: -0.1527 / 0°9'9"W

OS Eastings: 528298

OS Northings: 180499

OS Grid: TQ282804

Mapcode National: GBR 9F.W8

Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.9BNN

Entry Name: 5, Aldford Street W1

Listing Date: 1 December 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1066490

English Heritage Legacy ID: 208530

Location: Westminster, London, W1K

County: London

District: City of Westminster

Electoral Ward/Division: West End

Built-Up Area: City of Westminster

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: St George, Hanover Square

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text

TQ 2880 NW and SW CITY OF WESTMINSTER ALDFORD STREET, W1
68/86 ;79/4
No. 5

G.V. II

Terraced town house. 1892-94 by Balfour and Turner. Red brick with
Portland stone dressings. Restrained Free style Queen Anne with
slight Flemish details. 4 storeys and basement with gabled attic. 3
windows wide. Entrance in archivolt arched enclosed porch to left
above which rises a 3 storey narrow canted bay, balanced to right by
similar 3 storey bay carried on foliate capped rather Byzantine stone
columns in front of ground floor window. Narrow centre has single
sash window to each floor, identical with sashes in the flanking
canted-bays, all with glazing bars and architraves. Moulded stone
string over ground floor, stone entablature across 2nd floor and stone
balcony with delicate wrought iron balustrade bridging over canted
bays across attic storey, the whole finished off with a shaped gable.
Good wrought iron area railings. Part of an island block development
with Mount Street, bounded by Balfour Place and Rex Place, all
designed by Balfour and Turner as part of their improvements for the
Grosvenor Estate in Mayfair.

Survey of London; Vol. XL.


Listing NGR: TQ2829880499

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