History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

8, Buckingham Street Wc2

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

Approximate Location Map
Large Map »
Street View
Contributor Photos »

Street View is the best available vantage point looking, if possible, towards the location of the building. In some locations, Street View may not give a view of the actual building, or may not be available at all. Where it is not available, the satellite view is shown instead.


Latitude: 51.5085 / 51°30'30"N

Longitude: -0.1238 / 0°7'25"W

OS Eastings: 530305

OS Northings: 180504

OS Grid: TQ303805

Mapcode National: GBR JF.CF

Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.SBYZ

Entry Name: 8, Buckingham Street Wc2

Listing Date: 24 February 1958

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1220234

English Heritage Legacy ID: 208916

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 Martin-in-the-Fields

Church of England Diocese: London

Find accommodation in

Listing Text

72/153; 83/3
24.2.58 No. 8

G.V. II*

Terraced town house. c.1675 with later alterations, part of Barbon's
development of the York House estate. Stucco faced brick, concealed roof.
4 storeys and basement. 3 windows wide. Doorway to left with panelled
door recessed in shallow wood architrave case, entablature and small
cornice-hood. Flush framed sashes, retaining glazing bars to upper
floors. Plat band over ground floor and front finished off with parapet
coping. Wrought iron area railings with flambé torch finials. Interior,
despite alteration, retains bolection moulded panelling to passage-hall,
panelled pilaster keystoned archway to stairwell; dog leg staircase with
cut and carved strings to lower flights and closed strings to upper ones,
turned balusters to lower flights (one or two per tread) and turned and
twisted balusters to upper flights, square newels and turned pendants;
front 1st floor room with some bolection panelling and remains to 2nd
floor, otherwise elements of plain panelling, etc.

Survey of London; Vol. XVIII.
Georgian London; John Summerson.

Listing NGR: TQ3030580504

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

Selected Sources

Source links go to a search for the specified title at Amazon. Availability of the title is dependent on current publication status. You may also want to check AbeBooks, particularly for older titles.

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.