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Serpentine Art Gallery

A Grade II Listed Building in City of Westminster, Westminster

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Latitude: 51.5047 / 51°30'16"N

Longitude: -0.175 / 0°10'30"W

OS Eastings: 526759

OS Northings: 179996

OS Grid: TQ267799

Mapcode National: GBR 4G.WS

Mapcode Global: VHGQY.XFBV

Entry Name: Serpentine Art Gallery

Listing Date: 1 December 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1217605

English Heritage Legacy ID: 412762

Location: Westminster, London, W2

County: Westminster

Electoral Ward/Division: Knightsbridge and Belgravia

Built-Up Area: City of Westminster

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: Holy Trinity South Kensington

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text

TQ 2679 NE KENSINGTON GARDENS, W2

1900/85/1

TQ 2680 SE Serpentine Art Gallery

1900-/76/6

GV 1/12/87 II

Art Gallery, formerly refreshment rooms. 1933-34. Designed by J. Grey West, chief architect of the Office of Works. Grey brick, red dressings; hipped tiled roof to eaves. Roughly square in plan. Single storeyed with two-storey core projecting upward in centre, surmounted by tall hipped roof and timber cupola (balustrade now missing). Flat roof to lower parts. Nine bays to sides, with centre three on three sides occupied by paired Doric columns and surmounted by balustrade. Open entrance recessed to north. Square-headed French windows with small panes and timber glazing bars. Taller part with half dormer windows having segmental pediments. Cornice. Two service wings attached to rear, treated in similar manner.
SOURCE: The Builder, lOth August 1934.

Listing NGR: TQ2675979996

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

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