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Kensington Palace

A Grade I Listed Building in Richmond, London

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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

Plus Code: 9C3XGR46+3P

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: 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

26/23 31/23 PALACE GREEN W8

15.4.69 Kensington Palace


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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