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Latitude: 51.4101 / 51°24'36"N
Longitude: -0.3053 / 0°18'19"W
OS Eastings: 517958
OS Northings: 169254
OS Grid: TQ179692
Mapcode National: GBR 78.ZN5
Mapcode Global: VHGR8.NTFF
Plus Code: 9C3XCM6V+2V
Entry Name: 4, Church Street
Listing Date: 6 October 1983
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1184118
English Heritage Legacy ID: 203092
Location: Kingston upon Thames, London, KT1
District: Kingston upon Thames
Electoral Ward/Division: Grove
Built-Up Area: Kingston upon Thames
Traditional County: Surrey
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London
Church of England Parish: All Saints, Kingston-on-Thames
Church of England Diocese: Southwark
Early/mid C19. 3 storeys, 2 bays wide. Modern shop on ground floor. Upper floors faced with painted brick with flat, gauged brick window heads. Hipped slate roof with bracketed eaves. Listed for group value.
Listing NGR: TQ1795869254
This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 16/02/2016
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
Kingston upon Thames, historically in Surrey, was an important market town, port and river crossing from the early medieval period, while there is evidence of Saxon settlement and of activity dating from the prehistoric period and of Roman occupation. It is close to the important historic royal estates at Hampton Court, Bushy Park, Richmond and Richmond Park. The old core of the town, around All Saints Church (C14 and C15, on an earlier site) and Market Place, with its recognisably medieval street pattern, is ‘the best preserved of its type in outer London’ (Pevsner and Cherry, London: South, 1983 p. 307). Kingston thrived first as an agricultural and market town and on its historic industries of malting, brewing and tanning, salmon fishing and timber exporting, before expanding rapidly as a suburb after the arrival of the railway in the 1860s. In the later C19 it become a centre of local government, and in the early C20 became an important shopping and commercial centre. Its rich diversity of buildings and structures from all periods reflect the multi-facetted development of the town.
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