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Bank Melli Iran, Formerly Public Library

A Grade II Listed Building in Campden, London

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1223748

English Heritage Legacy ID: 418377

Location: Kensington and Chelsea, London, W8

County: London

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

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Listing Text

TQ 2579 NE KENSINGTON HIGH STREET W8
31/16 (north side)

15.4.69 98A
(Bank Melli Iran, formerly
public library)

II

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.
Openwork parapet.


Listing NGR: TQ2554379616

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

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