Queen Anne's Gate

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Queen Anne’s Gate

Queen Anne’s Gate is a street in Westminster, London. Many of the buildings are Grade I listed, known for their Queen Anne architecture.

Location[edit]

Queen Anne’s Gate runs from Old Queen Street in the east to a cul-de-sac in the west. It runs parallel with Birdcage Walk to the north and Petty France, Broadway and Tothill Street to the south. Carteret Street joins Queen Anne’s Gate on its southern side.

History[edit]

In 1874, Park Street and Queen Square were renumbered and renamed Queen Anne's Gate.[1]

Occupants and buildings[edit]

15 Queen Anne’s Gate

The street is home to:

5-13, 14–22, 15, 17/19, 21/23, 25, 26–32, 34, 40, 42, 44 and 46 are listed examples of Queen Anne architecture.[citation needed] There is also a statue of Queen Anne on the street.

Fictional[edit]

  • #15, home to Lord Brett Sinclair (Roger Moore) in The Persuaders!. This house can be seen in some episodes, with Sinclair's Aston Martin in front of it.

Old Queen Street[edit]

Old Queen Street is a continuation of Queen Anne’s Gate, connecting it to Storey’s Gate. It was first laid out with townhouses in the late 18th century, and is home to many institutions, including the National Crime Agency and the European Council on Foreign Relations.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Old & New London, vol.IV, p.44
  2. ^ "Large 18th century London town houses: 16 Queen Anne's Gate". Visitinghousesandgardens. Retrieved 12 January 2015.
  3. ^ Martin, Guy. "The Spy Who Lived Here: Own the Real-Life M's London Mansion--For $22 Million". Forbes.
  4. ^ "No. 24 Queen Anne's Gate". BHO. Retrieved 13 January 2015.
  5. ^ "St Stephen's Club to close". PoliticsHome. Archived from the original on 16 February 2013. Retrieved 13 January 2015.
  6. ^ Lusher, Adam (26 August 2001). "National Trust staff threaten exodus". The Daily Telegraph. Retrieved 13 January 2015.

Coordinates: 51°30′1.91″N 0°7′58.12″W / 51.5005306°N 0.1328111°W / 51.5005306; -0.1328111