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205-209, Kings Road

A Grade II Listed Building in Royal Hospital, Kensington and Chelsea

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Latitude: 51.4869 / 51°29'12"N

Longitude: -0.1698 / 0°10'11"W

OS Eastings: 527172

OS Northings: 178024

OS Grid: TQ271780

Mapcode National: GBR 6P.25

Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.0WLJ

Plus Code: 9C3XFRPJ+Q3

Entry Name: 205-209, Kings Road

Listing Date: 2 April 2002

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1352689

English Heritage Legacy ID: 489722

Location: Royal Hospital, Kensington and Chelsea, London, SW3

County: Kensington and Chelsea

Electoral Ward/Division: Royal Hospital

Built-Up Area: Kensington and Chelsea

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: All Saints (Chelsea Old Church)

Church of England Diocese: London

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249/0/10232 KING'S ROAD
02-APR-02 205-209


205-209 (odd) King's Road

Corner block of three houses with shops below fronting onto the King's Road, with west-facing return to Oakley Street. C.1858, developed by Dr John Phene. Plum and yellow stock brick with stucco dressings. EXTERIORS: three storeys with attic. Five window front to the King's Road: Nos. 205 and 207 each of two windows in width, 209 with single wide window. Ground floors retain elements of 19th century shop fronts. First floor windows with moulded architraves, beneath hoods carried on consoles; second floor windows within moulded architraves, cast iron balconettes to No.207. Heavy modillion cornice. Attic windows set within square moulded architraves. Windows are mostly 2/2 pane sash windows with margin lights. Parapet pierced over windows with Italianate round-headed slots. Curved corner. Return to Oakley Street of three bays. Shop front continued round corner retains moulded window surrounds. Door, with overlight, set between Corinthian pilasters carrying an entablature. Channelled rusticated stucco to remainder of ground floor. Upper windows as per King's Road front, but right hand bay is blind, and attic storey architraves have lost their mouldings. Cornice and parapet as per King's Road front. INTERIORS: not inspected.
HISTORY: part of Dr John Phene's development of the former glebe lands of the parish of Chelsea, an ambitious scheme of Italianate terraces of which this corner block forms a prominent part, forming a group with Nos.1-11 (odd) Oakley Street.

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