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Latitude: 51.5141 / 51°30'50"N
Longitude: -0.1331 / 0°7'59"W
OS Eastings: 529642
OS Northings: 181115
OS Grid: TQ296811
Mapcode National: GBR GC.8D
Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.N60M
Entry Name: 78, Dean Street W1
Listing Date: 9 January 1970
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1066918
English Heritage Legacy ID: 209459
Location: Westminster, London, W1D
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 Anne Soho
Church of England Diocese: London
TQ 2981 SE CITY OF WESTMINSTER DEAN STREET, W1
58/51 (west side)
9.1.70 No. 78
Terrace house. c.1730, probably by Thomas Richmond. Stock brick with rubbed brick dressings, slate roof. 3 storeys, basement and dormered mansard. 3 windows wide. Doorway to left has wooden case of fluted Doric pilasters, the triglyph frieze returned in over door head and moulded cornice. Recessed sash windows, no glazing bars, pilastered reveals with red brick segmental arches and dressings. Moulded brick plat band over ground floor. Parapet with stone coping. Early C19 cast iron spearhead area railings. Fully panelled interior includes box cornices, enriched to ground floor back and 1st floor front rooms; the hall probably widened c.1800 separated from stairs by glazed screen of door with side lights and radial glazed fanlight between original fluted Doric pilasters dressing opening; dog leg carved cut string stairs up to half landing above 1st floor continued by closed string and similar down to basement, with urn based Doric column balusters and box newels etc. The front building line is advanced slightly from preceding houses, probably corresponding to original Dean Street alignment.
Survey of London; Vol. XXXIII.
Listing NGR: TQ2964181115
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