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Harrington House

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

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5068 / 51°30'24"N

Longitude: -0.1264 / 0°7'35"W

OS Eastings: 530124

OS Northings: 180317

OS Grid: TQ301803

Mapcode National: GBR HG.S0

Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.RDJ7

Entry Name: Harrington House

Listing Date: 9 January 1970

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1356938

English Heritage Legacy ID: 209352

Location: Westminster, London, SW1A

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

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Listing Text

TQ 3080 SW CITY OF WESTMINSTER CRAIG'S COURT, SW1
83/48
9.1.70 Harrington House
II*
G.V.

Town mansion. c1692 with attic heightening in 1950s and interior alterations.
Brown brick, stone dressings and red brick window dressings, slate roof. 3
storeys, basement and dormered mansard. 7 windows wide with 3 central bays
advanced and stone quoined, plus a half-window bay to left. Central Ionic
columned entrance porch, probably added c1720, with balustrade above to
enriched central 1st floor window. Flush framed glazing bar sashes under flat
red brick gauged arches, those in centre bay with stone architraves. Stone plat
bands between storeys and stone block bracketed cornice with balustraded
parapet. Interior altered but retains some of cornices, panelling etc,and in
particular a fine open well, cut string staircase of c1720 with carved bracket
tread ends and 3 slender twisted balusters per tread, ramped handrail swept to
curtail, columnar newels. This is only remaining part of the original group of
houses in Craig's Court, laid out c1695.

R C H M
Survey of London: Vol XXI


Listing NGR: TQ3012480317

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