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Nos 16 to 22, No 24 Carlyle's House and Nos 26 to 34, Cheyne Row

A Grade II* Listed Building in Chelsea Riverside, London

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Latitude: 51.4841 / 51°29'2"N

Longitude: -0.1698 / 0°10'11"W

OS Eastings: 527178

OS Northings: 177718

OS Grid: TQ271777

Mapcode National: GBR 6Q.14

Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.0YLN

Plus Code: 9C3XFRMJ+M3

Entry Name: Nos 16 to 22, No 24 Carlyle's House and Nos 26 to 34, Cheyne Row

Listing Date: 24 June 1954

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1358142

English Heritage Legacy ID: 203648

Also known as: 24 Cheyne Row
Carlyles House

ID on this website: 101358142

Location: Chelsea, Kensington and Chelsea, London, SW3

County: London

District: Kensington and Chelsea

Electoral Ward/Division: Chelsea Riverside

Parish: Non Civil Parish

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

Tagged with: Historic house museum

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TQ 2777 NW

CHEYNE ROW SW3 (east side)
Nos 16 to 22 (even) No 24 (Carlyle's House) Nos 26 to 34 (even)


Houses -1708. (Old stone tablet on No. 16 "This is Cheyne Row 1708"). Later alterations. Three storeys and basements, majority with dormers. Three windows (except No. 28 - two windows) and 1/2 blank window. Brown brick, some stucco ground floor. Mostly flush framed windows with red gauged flat arches and dressings, and red brick bands at first and second floor. Nos. 16, 18 and 34 wood block bracketed eaves cornice, No. 26 retains similar cornice below altered upper storey, Nos. 20-24 stucco cornice at eaves. Nos. 16, 18 and 30 wood doorcases, Nos.18 and 30 with carved brackets and hoods, No. 32 shell hood on carved brackets. Some first floor balconies to 16, 20 and 28. No. 28 early C19 rebuilt front in yellow brick. No. 24 - residence (1834-81) of Thomas Carlyle and has white marble commemorative tablet with medallion portrait. Good interiors.

For garden walls to east of Nos.16, 18, 20, 24 and 26 qv Shrewsbury House, Cheyne walls. (R.C.H.M. and Survey of London, Vol IV).

Listing NGR: TQ2718377726

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