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List entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: KELMSCOTT HOUSE

List entry Number: 1193040

Location

KELMSCOTT HOUSE, 26, UPPER MALL W6

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
Greater London AuthorityHammersmith and FulhamLondon Borough

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 17-Jun-1954

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 201922

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

TQ 2278 UPPER MALL W6

6/89

17.6.54 No 26 (Kelmscott House)

GV II*

Substantial house. Circa 1785. Brown brick. 3 storeys, basement and dormers. 5 windows wide. Central entrance. Timber doorcase with Ionic pilasters, entablature with pulvinated frieze and bracketed cornice. Square headed sashed windows; glazing bars. Parapet. Dormers. Addition to left of 2 storeys. 1 window wide. Interesting interior features. Commemorative tablets to :- 1. Construction of first electric telegraph here by Sir Francis Ronalds, 1816; 2. William Morris who lived here 1878-96; 3. George MacDonald, Poet and Novelist, who lived here 1867-1877.

Listing NGR: TQ2260078325

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National Grid Reference: TQ 22600 78325

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