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17, Greek Street W1

A Grade II Listed Building in City of Westminster, London

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Latitude: 51.5141 / 51°30'50"N

Longitude: -0.1306 / 0°7'50"W

OS Eastings: 529813

OS Northings: 181116

OS Grid: TQ298811

Mapcode National: GBR GC.VF

Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.P69N

Entry Name: 17, Greek Street W1

Listing Date: 1 December 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1288849

English Heritage Legacy ID: 209923

Location: Westminster, London, W1D

County: London

District: City of Westminster

Electoral Ward/Division: West End

Built-Up Area: City of Westminster

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: St Anne Soho

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text

No. 17
Terrace house. Late C17, altered and with good early C19 shop front but retaining a
number of original features. Stock brick with red brick, concealed roof. 5 storeys
and basement, the top 2 floors early C19 additions. 3 windows wide. Ground floor
has intact early C19 shop front, the house door to left probably late C17/C18 with 8
fielded panels contained in same frame as shop front doorway with slender flanking
reeded pilasters, the display windows project on iron brackets each side of doorway
and retain glazing bars; overall is a continuous fascia with inswept ends and
moulded cornice. Upper floors have recessed sash windows with flat gauged arches.
Those of 1st and 2nd floors retaining original red bricks. Stucco plat band over 1st
floor and C19 cornice over 2nd floor, parapet with coping. Cast iron area railings
contemporary with shop front, of braced square panel pattern. Interior retains part
of original passage panelling, dog leg staircase of c.1730 type but with alterations,
the compartment walls rising to 1st floor vestibule retain however late C17 bolection
panelling; 1st floor front room has enriched cornice; 2nd floor including late C17
secondary stairs retains dado panelling and chimneypieces etc.
Survey of London; Vol. XXXIII.

Listing NGR: TQ2981181122

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