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7 and 7a, Grafton Street W1

A Grade II Listed Building in West End, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.51 / 51°30'35"N

Longitude: -0.1438 / 0°8'37"W

OS Eastings: 528908

OS Northings: 180637

OS Grid: TQ289806

Mapcode National: GBR CD.WW

Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.G9BS

Entry Name: 7 and 7a, Grafton Street W1

Listing Date: 1 December 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1066765

English Heritage Legacy ID: 209847

Location: Westminster, London, W1S

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 NE CITY OF WESTMINSTER GRAFTON STREET Wl
69/72
Nos 7, 7A
GV
II
Terrace house c.1772 built as part of adjoining row by Sir Robert Taylor. Stock brick,
slate roof. Facade largely rebuilt between the wars in neo Georgian fashion, of 3 main
storeys with parapeted attic above the cornice projecting timber shop front and first
floor show window. To right: round arched house entrance with original decorated
fanlight and entablatured entrance to No 7A to left in corner. Plain rear elevations
with canted bay, unaltered. The interiors retain considerable amount of Taylor's
work. Doorway No 7 gives into original barrel vaulted corridor with decorative
plasterwork leading through Doric column screen to apse ended top lit stairwell with
scrolled wrought iron balustrade to cut string stone stairs. Doorway No 7A gives into
hall with Doric column screen and wrought iron balustraded staircase. First floor
rooms to No 7 in corner and to rear retain original plasterwork with some neo-Georgian
additions, ornate marble chimneypiece in Louis XV style.


Listing NGR: TQ2890880637

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