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Kelmscott House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Ravenscourt Park, London

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Latitude: 51.4906 / 51°29'26"N

Longitude: -0.2355 / 0°14'7"W

OS Eastings: 522600

OS Northings: 178325

OS Grid: TQ226783

Mapcode National: GBR 9M.Z5B

Mapcode Global: VHGQX.VSWP

Entry Name: Kelmscott House

Listing Date: 17 June 1954

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1193040

English Heritage Legacy ID: 201922

Location: Hammersmith and Fulham, London, W6

County: London

District: Hammersmith and Fulham

Electoral Ward/Division: Ravenscourt Park

Built-Up Area: Hammersmith and Fulham

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: St Peter Hammersmith

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text



17.6.54 No 26 (Kelmscott House)


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

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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