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6, Aldford Street W1

A Grade II Listed Building in West End, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5089 / 51°30'31"N

Longitude: -0.1528 / 0°9'10"W

OS Eastings: 528290

OS Northings: 180497

OS Grid: TQ282804

Mapcode National: GBR 9F.W9

Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.9BLN

Entry Name: 6, Aldford Street W1

Listing Date: 9 January 1970

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1357165

English Heritage Legacy ID: 208531

Location: Westminster, London, W1K

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 NW and SW CITY OF WESTMINSTER ALDFORD STREET, W1
68/85 ;79/3
No. 6
9.1.70
G.V. II

Corner terrace house. 1896-97, by Balfour and Turner. Red brick with
Portland stone dressings, slate roof. Free style Queen Anne with
slightly Jacobethan details. 5 storeys and basement. Slightly
asymmetrical arrangement of 2 window bays. Stone corniced porch to
right, with depressed moulded arched entrance, has stonework run in to
face of half-canted stone bay to left with 2 architraved sash lights
to front, the porch cornice carried over. The canted bay is fully
developed on 1st floor with similar pair of sash lights to front and
one each side; pairs of similar windows in line to upper floors
stone-dressed with architraves and narrower coupled and single lights
to right hand on these floors. The front is finished off with a
parapet and stone coped gable over major left hand bay. Return
elevation has 2 large corbelled external chimney stacks, linked by
wide segmental arches with balconies to ground and 1st floors,
irregular fenestration with small oriel butting stack to right on 1st
floor. Gabled rear elevation. Stone coped screen wall and wrought
iron area railings link up with those of similarly designed No. 78
Mount Street. Part of island block development by Balfour and Turner
as part of their Grosvenor Estate improvements.

Survey of London; Vol. XL.


Listing NGR: TQ2829080497

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