No. 22A Queen Anne's Gate

Page 84

Survey of London: Volume 10, St. Margaret, Westminster, Part I: Queen Anne's Gate Area. Originally published by [s.n.], [s.l.], 1926.

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XXXV.—No. 22A QUEEN ANNE'S GATE (Formerly No. 2 Park Street).

Ground Landlord, Etc.

The freehold is the property of Christ's Hospital. The premises are occupied by the Mountjoy Estates, Ltd.

General Description.

The interior is uninteresting, with the exception of the rooms on the first floor, where the door of the front room has carved oak panels and the back room (Plate 81) has an "Adam" ceiling with a series of painted panels.

Condition of Repair.


Historical Notes.

The names of the occupiers of this house up to 1840, according to the ratebooks, were as follows:—

1775–84 Peter Leigh. (fn. n1)
1785–1835 John Blackburne.
1836– John Ireland Blackburne.

In the Council's Collection are:—

(fn. n2) Painted ceiling to back room on first floor (photograph).
Decorated door to front room on first floor (photograph).
(fn. n2) Ground and first-floor plans (measured drawing).


  • n1. On 16th December, 1775, Michael Barrett assigned the Hospital's lease of this house to "Peter Legh of Booths, Cheshire." (Middx. Memls., 1776, II., 246.)
  • n2. Reproduced here.