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Messers Barkers' Store

A Grade II Listed Building in Queen's Gate, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5015 / 51°30'5"N

Longitude: -0.1906 / 0°11'26"W

OS Eastings: 525686

OS Northings: 179609

OS Grid: TQ256796

Mapcode National: GBR 1H.DY

Mapcode Global: VHGQY.NJ3B

Entry Name: Messers Barkers' Store

Listing Date: 16 January 1981

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1222712

English Heritage Legacy ID: 418139

Location: Kensington and Chelsea, London, W8

County: London

District: Kensington and Chelsea

Electoral Ward/Division: Queen's Gate

Built-Up Area: Kensington and Chelsea

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: St Mary Abbots with Christ Church and St Philip Kensington

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text

TQ 2579 NE KENSINGTON HIGH STREET W8
31/19 (south side)

16.1.81 Nos 63 to 97 (odd)
(Messrs Barkers' Store)
GV
II

Store. 1937-8. Bernard George. Portland stone, glass and gilded metal. Symmetrical
convex facade. Seven storeys, upper 2 set back. Thirteen windows wide, with vertical
stone piers running between, from first to fourth floors. Facade divided by 2 stone
stair towers, with diagonally placed strip windows running vertically up the centres,
and crowned by glass lanterns with folded glazing, flag poles and metal trim. Much
relief sculpture, to stair towers, to stone piers by entrance, and to metal mullions
and panels between windows. Cantilevered canopy to ground floor and bronze mullions to
ground floor windows.
Original decoration to entrance hall and original escalator.


Listing NGR: TQ2568679609

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

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