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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: No name for this Entry

List entry Number: 1266954

Location

18 AND 19, KENSINGTON PALACE GARDENS 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: II*

Date first listed: 15-Apr-1969

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 420060

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TQ 2480 SE KENSINGTON PALACE GARDENS W8 26/6 (west side) 15.4.69 Nos. 18 and 19

GV II*

The description shall be amended to read as follows:

Pair of large houses, 1845-47, by the office of (Sir) Charles Barry; R R Banks the probable designer. Stone, with rear elevation of brick and slate roofs. Two storeys over basement, five-bay central block with flanking belvedere towers of three storeys. Doric surrounds to ground-floor windows, first-floor windows with segmental pediments and flanking pilasters. Rusticated quoins to belvederes, which have garland friezes below the cornice. Crowning modillion cornice with balustraded parapet and ball finials. Square corner terminals to belvederes. Interiors not inspected. Subsequent alterations include the following. Entrance porch, tower, conservatory and two-storey extension containing picture gallery and billiard room to rear of no. 18: 1870 by F and H Francis for Baron Julius de Reuter; single-storey study to rear of no. 19, 1857 by Barry and Banks; new porch and extension, with extensive and sumptuous internal decoration, 1884 by F W Porter. Source: Survey of London, vol. 37, Northern Kensington, pp.179-180.

------------------------------------ TQ 2480 SE KENSINGTON PALACE GARDENS W8 26/6 (west side)

15.4.69 Nos 18 and 19

GV II*

Pair of large houses. Mid C19. By Wyatt and Brandon. Built of stone. Main block is 2 storeyed with 3 storey towers either end. First floor windows have Ionic pilasters and cambered pediments with balustraded balconies, and there are 7 windows in a row. Ground floor window treated with Doric order. Crowning modillion cornice with balustraded parapet and ball finials. Towers square with rusticated quoins and a great deal of enrichment. Interior not seen.

Listing NGR: TQ2558080236

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National Grid Reference: TQ 25580 80236

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