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Latitude: 51.5021 / 51°30'7"N
Longitude: -0.1885 / 0°11'18"W
OS Eastings: 525831
OS Northings: 179684
OS Grid: TQ258796
Mapcode National: GBR 1H.WQ
Mapcode Global: VHGQY.PH6V
Entry Name: 46, Kensington Court W8
Listing Date: 13 December 1977
Last Amended: 7 November 1984
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1239859
English Heritage Legacy ID: 417891
Location: Kensington and Chelsea, London, W8
District: Kensington and Chelsea
Electoral Ward/Division: Queen's Gate
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 COURT W8
13.12.77 No 46
(the former Electricity
Former generating station. 1888. Designed possibly by J J Stevenson. Three storeys.
Red brick with stone string courses, corbels and other details. Brick pilaster strips
divide the bays at first and second floor levels. Terra-cotta panels in pediment over
main entrance and in end bays at second floor level. Stone plaque over main entrance
instribed 'Electric Lighting Station'. The original generating equipment was designed
and installed by Colonel Compton, a pioneer in the field. The building was used for
this purpose from 1888-1900.
Listed for its historical importance as one of the earliest surviving electricity
Listing NGR: TQ2583179684
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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