Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1682/00/00 11 Downing Street built in 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.
1732/00/00 George II offers Number 10 to Sir Robert Walpole. He accepted the dwelling on the condition that the would be made to the office of First Lord of the Treasury.
1775/00/00 Kenton Couse Architect 10 and 11 Downing Street are refaced by Kenton Cousec, c 1766-1775.
1916/00/00 David Lloyd George Prime Minister David Lloyd George becomes Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, working until 1922.
1918/11/11 Winston Churchill UK Leader On the night of the Armistice, Winston Churchill dines with Lloyd George and F E Smith at 10 Downing Street. Armistice Day
1939/09/03 Neville Chamberlain Prime Minister Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain announces Britain's declaration of war against Germany. "I am speaking to you from the Cabinet Room of 10 Downing Street....this country is at war with Germany". United Kingdom Enters World War II
1940/05/13 Winston Churchill Prime Minister Winston Churchill replaces Neville Chamberlain as British Prime Minister. Chamberlain resigned after losing a confidence vote in the House of Commons.
1951/10/25 Winston Churchill Prime Minister Churchill is reelected Conservative Member of Parliament for Woodford. The Conservative Party wins the general election and Churchill returns as Prime Minister and Minister of Defence.
1964/00/00 10 and 11 Downing Street are reconstructed and restored under the direction of Raymond Erith 1960-1964.

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Particulars for 10, Downing Street Sw1:
Area of Significance Architecture
Sight Category Building
Politics Downing Street
Category for Historic Use Government
Historic Use Government Office
Criteria Person
Area of Significance Politics-government
Historic Use Single dwelling
Building Style Townhouse

English National Heritage List: 1210759

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