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16, 18 and 18A, Melbury Road W14

A Grade II Listed Building in Holland, Kensington and Chelsea

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Latitude: 51.499 / 51°29'56"N

Longitude: -0.2023 / 0°12'8"W

OS Eastings: 524881

OS Northings: 179321

OS Grid: TQ248793

Mapcode National: GBR C9.7P8

Mapcode Global: VHGQY.FLX6

Plus Code: 9C3XFQXX+J3

Entry Name: 16, 18 and 18A, Melbury Road W14

Listing Date: 7 November 1984

Last Amended: 29 April 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1225643

English Heritage Legacy ID: 422086

Location: Holland, Kensington and Chelsea, London, W14

County: Kensington and Chelsea

Electoral Ward/Division: Holland

Built-Up Area: Kensington and Chelsea

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: St Barnabas Addison Road

Church of England Diocese: London

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In the entry for:
No 18
the entry shall be replaced by the following entry:-

Nos. 16, 18 and 18A

Pair of semi-detached houses with studio. Houses dated 1877, the studio completed before
1893, by William Turner - a Chelsea builder. Brick in Flemish bond with painted cement,
rubbed and cut brick dressings. Tiled roofs. Three storeys with attic donners; outer ranges of
elevation project to tenninate in Dutch scrolled gables filled with large transomed window;
two-storey rectangular porch to side of each. High brick stacks behind these and on party wall.
Four-window range to recessed centre, each house with a tall dormer complete with segmental
pediment. All windows to main front with mullion and transom windows, most with scrollwork
pediments, and those on projecting wings with canted bays. Entrances on outside returns of end
bays in round-arched porches backing on to diminutive hipped wing with segmental arched
Attached to the rear outer corner of no. 18 is no. 18A, a single-storey studio building of brick
with steeply-pitched roof of tile; inside, the roof is carried on a pair of king struts with side
purlins. Broad glazed dormer to north. Low structures projecting east gable end of studio
forming pair of small rooms and utility section; passage to no. 18 now blocked as latter in
separate, flatted, ownership. An LCC commemorative plaque on no. 18 identifies it as the
residence of the Pre-Raphaelite painter William Holman Hunt from 1903 until his death in
Survey of London, North Kensington, Vol.XXXVII, 1973, p.127.

No 18

Late C19 by William Turner, builder. Symmetrical semi-detached house. Three storeys
plus roof storeys and basement. Brick with stone dressings. Outer bay set forward and
surmounted by prominent Dutch gable. Listed as the residence of William Holman Hunt,
painter. LCC Commemorative plaque. (Surv Lon Vol XXXVII).

Listing NGR: TQ2488179321

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