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Latitude: 51.5034 / 51°30'12"N
Longitude: -0.1279 / 0°7'40"W
OS Eastings: 530035
OS Northings: 179935
OS Grid: TQ300799
Mapcode National: GBR HH.G7
Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.QGRV
Entry Name: 11, Downing Street Sw1
Listing Date: 14 January 1970
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1356989
English Heritage Legacy ID: 209517
Location: Westminster, London, SW1A
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 3079 NW CITY OF WESTMINSTER DOWNING STREET, SW1
Terraced town house. 1682 as part of Sir George Downing's new street and
now incorporating one house and part of another, the remainder of which
is occupied by No. 10 q.v.; considerably altered c.1723-35; refaced (with
No. 10 q.v.) c.1766-75 by Kenton Couse and with early C.19 alterations;
major reconstruction/restoration by Raymond Erith 1960-64. Darkened
brick with stuccoed ground floor and sparse stone dressings, slate roof.
3 storeys, basement and dormered mansard. 4 windows wide. Doorway in
2nd bay from right, recessed panelled door and fanlight in stone
architrave with shaped consoles to moulded cornice. Recessed glazing bar
sashes under flat gauged arches. Stone plat bands between storeys and
brick band below parapet with coping. Cast iron area railings with
lampholder overthrow. Interior despite reconstruction retains fine front
compartment staircase with carved bracket tread ends and 3 slender turned
balusters per tread; Drawing Room a more restrained version of that at
No. 10 with 2 fine statuary marble chimneypieces opposite each other; fine
Dining Room by Soane of 1825-26, the ceiling design related to Soane's
Lincoln's Inn Fields dining room with shallow fluted tent-dome flanked by
narrow rectangles carried up to skylights; etc. No. 11 is the official
residence of the Chancellor of the Exchequer.
Survey of London; Vol. XIV.
History of the King's Works; Vol. VI.
Listing NGR: TQ3003579935
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