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Sex Pistols’ London Home Given Historic Designation by English Government

The house at 6 Denmark Street is "a rare example of the cultural phenomenon of Punk Rock"

The London house where members of Sex Pistols lived and recorded trailblazing punk music in the 1970s has been awarded a special historic designation by the government. According to The Guardian, the townhouse at 6 Denmark Street has been officially recognized as a “particularly important building of more than special interest” by the agency Historic England, and awarded a Grade II* listing status. Only 5.5 percent of all the buildings listed by the agency have a Grade II* listing status.

“The graffiti of John Lydon [Johnny Rotten] in the outbuilding to the rear is a rare example of the cultural phenomenon of Punk Rock, captured in the physical fabric of a building,” the listing reads.