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Latitude: 51.4917 / 51°29'30"N
Longitude: -0.1729 / 0°10'22"W
OS Eastings: 526945
OS Northings: 178556
OS Grid: TQ269785
Mapcode National: GBR 5M.CF
Mapcode Global: VHGQY.YRHT
Entry Name: Avenue Studios
Listing Date: 7 November 1984
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1358149
English Heritage Legacy ID: 203788
Location: Kensington and Chelsea, London, SW3
District: Kensington and Chelsea
Electoral Ward/Division: Courtfield
Built-Up Area: Kensington and Chelsea
Traditional County: Middlesex
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London
Church of England Parish: Holy Trinity with St Paul, Onslow Sq and St Augustine, Sth Kensington
Church of England Diocese: London
TW 2678 NE FULHAM ROAD (OFF)
47/40 (north side)
Circa 1870. Stock brick, stucco dressings, Welsh slate roofs. The studios occupy the
sites and much of the buildings of the former Cranley Mews, laid out in 1844 to serve
the houses of Onslow Square.
Two long, irregular ranges, mostly of 2 storeys, rising by half a storey in places to
give extra studio height. The ranges are linked by a long central corridor. Some sash
windows with glazing bars, some small paned casements, mostly with segmental heads.
Walls partly stuccoed. Impressive entrance of 4-panel door with sidelights, patterned
head bands, fanlight in rusticated pedimented surround.
Listed mainly for historical reasons as the workplace of many important artists, among
them Edward Poynter, Alfred Gilbert, Philip Wilson Steer, and Joseph Boehm, successor
in Royal patronage to Baron Marocchetti, the first artist to turn part of the mews into
Listing NGR: TQ2694578556
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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