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Latitude: 51.5016 / 51°30'5"N
Longitude: -0.1927 / 0°11'33"W
OS Eastings: 525543
OS Northings: 179616
OS Grid: TQ255796
Mapcode National: GBR 0H.YX
Mapcode Global: VHGQY.MJ08
Entry Name: Bank Melli Iran, Formerly Public Library
Listing Date: 15 April 1969
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1223748
English Heritage Legacy ID: 418377
Location: Kensington and Chelsea, London, W8
District: Kensington and Chelsea
Electoral Ward/Division: Campden
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
31/16 (north side)
(Bank Melli Iran, formerly
Former public library, now bank. Dated 1852 . Elizabethan style. Two storeys, red
brick, and stone dressings. Five windows wide. Centre and ends project. Three-light
stone mullioned and transomed windows. Diamond paned casements. Ground floor has
enriched 4 centred arched porch. Canted bay over with heraldic frieze, octagonal clock
turret rising above roof with ogival dome. Projecting bay windows to ground floor
of outer bays with battlements.
Elaborate stone coped Dutch gables with Gothic statue niches to outer bays. Slates.
Listing NGR: TQ2554379616
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