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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1217605
English Heritage Legacy ID: 412762
Location: Westminster, London, W2
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
TQ 2679 NE KENSINGTON GARDENS, W2
TQ 2680 SE Serpentine Art Gallery
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
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