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3-6, GRAFTON STREET W1 (See details for further address information)

A Grade I Listed Building in West End, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5097 / 51°30'34"N

Longitude: -0.1438 / 0°8'37"W

OS Eastings: 528911

OS Northings: 180604

OS Grid: TQ289806

Mapcode National: GBR CF.W0

Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.GBB1

Entry Name: 3-6, GRAFTON STREET W1 (See details for further address information)

Listing Date: 24 February 1958

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1289151

English Heritage Legacy ID: 209846

Location: Westminster, London, W1J

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 George, Hanover Square

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text

TQ 2880 NE CITY OF WESTMINSTER GRAFTON STREET Wl
69/71
Nos 3 to 6 (consecutive)
24.2.58 including No 10 Bruton
GV Lane
I
Exceptional group of very large terraced houses. c.1760-72 by Sir Robert Taylor.
Brown brick, some painted, slate roofs. Four tall storeys and basements, 4, 4, 3 and
5 windows widely spaced and with high piano nobile. Main stone cornice over second
floor, cornice and blocking course to parapet. Plat band and sill band to first
floor. Revealed glazing bar sashes, flat gauged arches. First floor wrought iron
balconies. Unusually massive Tuscan column stone doorways with pediments. Wrought
iron area railings with lamp standards to Nos 3 and 5. Very fine interiors
characterised by spacious staircases in apsed top lit wells, set to rear behind column
screens. No 6 has tunnel vaulted entrance hall and staircase at right angles. The
grand staircase of No 3 a c.1904 alteration for Mr Arthur James. All interiors retain
fine plasterwork ceilings with inset paintings etc. No 4 was Lord Brougham's from
1840-68.
Georgian London; J Summerso
London Vol I, N Pevsner


Listing NGR: TQ2891180604

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