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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1220234
English Heritage Legacy ID: 208916
Location: Westminster, London, WC2N
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
TQ 3080 NW and SW CITY OF WESTMINSTER BUCKINGHAM STREET, WC2
24.2.58 No. 8
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
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