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12, Downing Street Sw1

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

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Latitude: 51.5034 / 51°30'12"N

Longitude: -0.1281 / 0°7'41"W

OS Eastings: 530019

OS Northings: 179933

OS Grid: TQ300799

Mapcode National: GBR HH.D7

Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.QGNV

Entry Name: 12, Downing Street Sw1

Listing Date: 14 January 1970

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1210808

English Heritage Legacy ID: 209518

Location: Westminster, London, SW1A

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 Martin-in-the-Fields

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text

No. 12

Terraced town house-offices. 1682 origin as one of the houses in
Sir George Downing's new street; rebuilt or remodelled c.1723 and
probably refaced by Kenton Couse c.1766; virtually rebuilt and much
enlarged towards St. James Park by Raymond Erith 1960-63. Red brick,
slate roof. Neo-Georgian, sensitively continuing the style of Nos. 10
and 11. 3 storeys and dormered attic with lower ground floor to west and
north. 3 windows wide with 3 window extension, 6-window west return and
5 windows to north. Single storey one window entrance porch with cornice
and parapet to right. Recessed glazing bar sashes under flat gauged
arches. Stone cornices at 1st floor and eaves. Interior retains a now
subdivided room with 2-column screen.

Survey of London; Vol. XIV.
History of the King's Works; Vol VI.

Listing NGR: TQ3001979933

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