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Railings and Balustrades Surrounding the Fountains, with Kerbstones to Pools and Statue of Jenner

A Grade II Listed Building in City of Westminster, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5108 / 51°30'38"N

Longitude: -0.1752 / 0°10'30"W

OS Eastings: 526731

OS Northings: 180670

OS Grid: TQ267806

Mapcode National: GBR 4D.VL

Mapcode Global: VHGQY.X986

Entry Name: Railings and Balustrades Surrounding the Fountains, with Kerbstones to Pools and Statue of Jenner

Listing Date: 14 January 1970

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1275355

English Heritage Legacy ID: 412756

Location: Westminster, London, W2

County: London

District: City of Westminster

Electoral Ward/Division: Knightsbridge and Belgravia

Built-Up Area: City of Westminster

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: St George, Hanover Square

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text

TQ 2680 NE CITY OF WESTMINSTER KENSINGTON GARDENS, W2
65/31
14.1.70 Railings and
balustrades
surrounding The
Fountains, with
kerbstones to pools
and statue of Jenner.
GV II
Formal water garden. Mid C19. Portland stone kerbs and balustrades and cast
iron railings. Rectangular area with four pools and central fountain surrounded
by cast iron railings with entrances to east and west flanked by Portland stone
pedestals with urns. Urns surmounted. Portland stone balustrading breaks
forward to south, to accommodate shell fountain supported by figures of mermaids.
Set into the railings on the east side, monument to Jenner, a bronze seated
figure on a Portland stone plinth flanked by stone seats. Integral part of
composition with the Pavilion at The Fountains (qv).


Listing NGR: TQ2673180670

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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