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Orchard House

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

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4983 / 51°29'53"N

Longitude: -0.1302 / 0°7'48"W

OS Eastings: 529887

OS Northings: 179365

OS Grid: TQ298793

Mapcode National: GBR GK.X2

Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.PLJR

Entry Name: Orchard House

Listing Date: 28 November 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1213748

English Heritage Legacy ID: 209907

Location: Westminster, London, SW1P

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 Matthew Westminster

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text

TQ 2979 SE CITY OF WESTMINSTER GREAT SMITH STREET
100/S1 (West Side)
28.11.86 No 14 (Orchard House)
(including 1 and 2
Abbey Orchard Street)
II
Commercial premises. Dated 1898. Modelled terracotta by W J Neatby Birch;
terracotta dressings and ornaments; plain tile roof to eaves. Free style.
4 storeys plus low dormers. Corner site, with one bay to Gt Smith Street
and 8 bays to Abbey Orchard St entrance to splayed corner. Shop to ground
floor at corner, with arched lights to shop windows and above door. Shop
to ground floor to corner, with arched lights to shop windows and above
door. Arched ground floor windows. Square headed windows above, in terra-
cotta surrounds; casements; glazing bay paired square headed windows to
third floor, with rusticated terracotta columns between. Stuccoed eaves
cornice. Small arched dormer windows, glazing bars, fleche to roof above
Abbey Orchard St entrance bay, decorative moulded terracotta doorheads
above corner entrance and entrance from Abbey Orchard St, of fine quality,
the former with the words 'Orchard House' the latter with peacock motifs;
both with female corbel heads. Further decorative details including pediment
with date above top window to Abbey Orchard St entrance bay.


Listing NGR: TQ2960078800

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