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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: 1267642

Location

18-27, KENSINGTON GATE 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.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 418136

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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History

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Details

TQ 2679 SW KENSINGTON GATE W8 38/20 15.4.69 Nos 18 to 27 (consec) GV II*

1847. A C Bean. Terrace of houses forming part of unified scheme with Nos 1-17 and 28-9 Kensington Gate. Similar to Nos 4-13. Faced in stucco. Extremely ornate. Unspoiled condition. Three storey houses with basements. Each house has a porch supported by Ionic columns with projecting cornice + balustraded parapet with "vaguely Jacobean" (NP) balusters. Ground floors are treated with horizontal grooving. First floor windows have architraves and entablatures. Second floor has band course at sill level and the windows have keystones. Above is a frieze of Greek key-pattern and a projecting modillion cornice, surmounted by a balustrade with open fretted panels. The basement forecourts have splendid thick cast iron railings. Survey of London, Vol 38.

Listing NGR: TQ2622979430

Selected Sources

  1. Article  Reference - Title: The Museums Area of South Kensington and Westminster: Volume 38 - Date: 1975 - Journal Title: Survey of London - Volume: 38

National Grid Reference: TQ 26229 79430

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