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7 and 8, Henrietta Street Wc2

A Grade II Listed Building in St James's, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5111 / 51°30'40"N

Longitude: -0.1233 / 0°7'24"W

OS Eastings: 530326

OS Northings: 180802

OS Grid: TQ303808

Mapcode National: GBR JD.GG

Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.T84X

Entry Name: 7 and 8, Henrietta Street Wc2

Listing Date: 14 January 1970

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1066647

English Heritage Legacy ID: 210147

Location: Westminster, London, WC2E

County: London

District: City of Westminster

Electoral Ward/Division: St James's

Built-Up Area: City of Westminster

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: St Paul Covent Garden

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text

TQ 3080 NW CITY OF WESTMINSTER HENRIETTA STREET, WC2
72/66
14.1.70 Nos. 7 and 8
G.V. II
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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