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18-27, Kensington Gate W8

A Grade II* Listed Building in Queen's Gate, Kensington and Chelsea

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Latitude: 51.4997 / 51°29'59"N

Longitude: -0.1828 / 0°10'58"W

OS Eastings: 526229

OS Northings: 179430

OS Grid: TQ262794

Mapcode National: GBR 3J.4K

Mapcode Global: VHGQY.SK6N

Plus Code: 9C3XFRX8+VV

Entry Name: 18-27, Kensington Gate W8

Listing Date: 15 April 1969

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1267642

English Heritage Legacy ID: 418136

Location: Queen's Gate, Kensington and Chelsea, London, W8

County: 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

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15.4.69 Nos 18 to 27 (consec)

1847. A C Bean. Terrace of houses forming part of unified scheme with Nos 1-17 and
28-9 Kensington Gate. Similar to Nos 4-13. Faced in stucco. Extremely ornate.
Unspoiled condition. Three storey houses with basements. Each house has a porch
supported by Ionic columns with projecting cornice + balustraded parapet with "vaguely
Jacobean" (NP) balusters. Ground floors are treated with horizontal grooving. First
floor windows have architraves and entablatures. Second floor has band course at sill
level and the windows have keystones. Above is a frieze of Greek key-pattern and a
projecting modillion cornice, surmounted by a balustrade with open fretted panels. The
basement forecourts have splendid thick cast iron railings.
Survey of London, Vol 38.

Listing NGR: TQ2622979430

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