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Kensington Palace

A Grade I Listed Building in Campden, Kensington and Chelsea

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Latitude: 51.5052 / 51°30'18"N

Longitude: -0.1882 / 0°11'17"W

OS Eastings: 525844

OS Northings: 180027

OS Grid: TQ258800

Mapcode National: GBR 1G.YL

Mapcode Global: VHGQY.PFCH

Entry Name: Kensington Palace

Listing Date: 15 April 1969

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1223861

English Heritage Legacy ID: 419646

Location: Kensington and Chelsea, London, W8

County: 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 2580 SE TQ 2579 NE KENSINGTON PALACE
26/23 31/23 PALACE GREEN W8

15.4.69 Kensington Palace

I

Royal Palace. Originally built 1661 for Sir Heneage Finch, first Earl of Nottingham.
Bought by William III, 1689 and renamed Kensington House. New Buildings by Sir
Christopher Wren 1689-1695. Alterations and additions 1718-1726 and later, including
State Rooms by William Kent.


Listing NGR: TQ2584480027

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

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