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6 and 8, Mallord Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Stanley, London

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Latitude: 51.4863 / 51°29'10"N

Longitude: -0.1739 / 0°10'26"W

OS Eastings: 526886

OS Northings: 177949

OS Grid: TQ268779

Mapcode National: GBR 5P.4D

Mapcode Global: VHGQY.XXX0

Entry Name: 6 and 8, Mallord Street

Listing Date: 21 October 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1265139

English Heritage Legacy ID: 425877

Location: Kensington and Chelsea, London, SW3

County: London

District: Kensington and Chelsea

Electoral Ward/Division: Stanley

Built-Up Area: Kensington and Chelsea

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: Chelsea St John with St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: London

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Description

TQ 2677 NE
249-/61/10035

MALLORD STREET (north side)
Nos. 6 and 8 (even)

GV
II
House, set over coach house or garage. 1912-13 by W.D Caröe for Percy Morris. Brown brick with red brick dressings; stone cornice, plinth and architrave surround to central ground floor garage. Roof not visible, tall stacks.

Three storeys and attic. House entered to right, whence staircase leads through first and second storeys, each with four rooms per floor connected by cross-passage to servants' stairs rising from rear (left) of garage to attic. Main facade symmetrical save for door. Rusticated ground floor with three sash windows under gauged brick heads. Double doored garage to centre in stone architrave surround with volute mouldings. To right of this panelled house door under coved doorcase. The upper floors have opening casement windows with leaded lights, those to centre recessed at first-floor level between red brick panels and at second-floor level further set back behind projecting sill band and volutes. Modillion eaves cornice set back over this centrepiece. Casement dormers with leaded lights and tiled cheeks.

Interior: turned-baluster staircase rises through three flights. First floor drawing room with fine panelling and cornices, fireplace with Delft tiles under moulded fire surround with arched centrepiece. This room now opens into dining room, which is more simply panelled, with fireplace. Tiled kitchen and bathroom behind, the latter with original fittings. Many original cupboards and some fireplaces on second floor; original fireplaces also in attic, with coloured tiled surrounds. The whole interior retains its original cornices, mouldings and other fittings to an exceptional degree.

Included as a rare and complete surviving domestic work by the church architect W.D Caröe, which forms a strong group with the adjacent listed houses in an important area developed for artists and aesthetes 1909-1915.

Listing NGR: TQ2688677949

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