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6-10, Adam Street Wc2

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

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Latitude: 51.5097 / 51°30'34"N

Longitude: -0.122 / 0°7'19"W

OS Eastings: 530422

OS Northings: 180646

OS Grid: TQ304806

Mapcode National: GBR JD.RZ

Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.TBV0

Entry Name: 6-10, Adam Street Wc2

Listing Date: 24 February 1958

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1209725

English Heritage Legacy ID: 208493

Location: Westminster, London, WC2N

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


24.2.58 Nos. 6 to 10 (consec.)

G.V. II*

Terrace of town houses. 1768-74 by Robert Adam. Brown brick with stucco
dressings, slate roofs. Originally a symmetrical composition with No. 7
forming pedimented centrepiece closing vista down John Adam Street, but
houses beyond No. 6 demolished. 3 storeys, attic storey and basement.
3 window wide fronts. No. 7 has banded rustication to ground floor and
enriched door surround to right with dentil cornice. Recessed glazing bar
sashes, under flat gauged arches, articulated through 1st and 2nd floors by
giant honeysuckle enriched pilasters supporting a decorated frieze, cornice
and attic storey with pediment containing Adam coat of arms. Nos. 8 to 10
similar but plainer with enriched doorways to left and right, recessed
glazing bar sashes; string courses to 1st floor and over 2nd floor; No. 10
projects with bowed south flank. No. 6 essentially the same but with C.19
stuccoing to ground floor and to 1st floor architraves. Original, bowed
anthemion pattern iron balconettes mostly intact in particular on No. 8,
C.19 balconettes to No. 6. Cast iron area railings. Interiors retain most
of original features, plasterwork, geometric staircases, some chimneypieces

Survey of London; Vol. XVIII.

Listing NGR: TQ3041580658

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