List entry

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: KENSINGTON PALACE

List entry Number: 1223861

Location

KENSINGTON PALACE, KENSINGTON PALACE W8

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

County District District Type Parish
Greater London AuthorityKensington and ChelseaLondon Borough

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 15-Apr-1969

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 419646

Asset Groupings

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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 2580 SE TQ 2579 NE KENSINGTON PALACE 26/23 31/23 PALACE GREEN W8

15.4.69 Kensington Palace

I

Royal Palace. Originally built 1661 for Sir Heneage Finch, first Earl of Nottingham. Bought by William III, 1689 and renamed Kensington House. New Buildings by Sir Christopher Wren 1689-1695. Alterations and additions 1718-1726 and later, including State Rooms by William Kent.

Listing NGR: TQ2584480027

Selected Sources

  1. Unpublished Title  Reference - Title: Part 17 Greater London - Journal Title: Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England

National Grid Reference: TQ 25844 80027

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