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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1222712
English Heritage Legacy ID: 418139
Location: Kensington and Chelsea, London, W8
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
TQ 2579 NE KENSINGTON HIGH STREET W8
31/19 (south side)
16.1.81 Nos 63 to 97 (odd)
(Messrs Barkers' Store)
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
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