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GLOUCESTER ROAD UNDERGROUND STATION

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: GLOUCESTER ROAD UNDERGROUND STATION

List entry Number: 1080658

Location

GLOUCESTER ROAD UNDERGROUND STATION, GLOUCESTER ROAD SW7

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Greater London Authority

District: Kensington and Chelsea

District Type: London Borough

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 07-Nov-1984

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 203799

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History

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Details

TQ 2678 NW GLOUCESTER ROAD SW7 Gloucester Road 249/46/9 Underground Station

07.11.84 II

London Underground Station, of two linked blocks. To right the District Railway booking hall, of 1868, to left, Piccadilly Railway entrance, 1906, by Leslie Green. The former yellow stock brick, 2 storeys, 5 windows wide. Stone balustrade with ball finials. Brick stacks. Renewed ground floor, with arcaded opening.. Dentil cornicebetween ground and first floors. Inscription in mosaic over first floor reads: etropolitan and District Railways. Gloucester Road Station". Crowning cornice and blocking course. To left dark red faience block'with large arched window and modillion cornice, return to Courtfield Road. The Piccadilly line platforms have original tilework incorporating WAY OUT' and NO EXIT' signs. Gloucester Road is a unique example of the juxtaposition of two corporate styles.

Sources Laurence Menear, London's Underground Stations, 1985 David Lawrence, Underground London, 1994



Listing NGR: TQ2623778835

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Lawrence, D, Underground London, (1994)
Menear, L, Londons Underground Stations, (1985)

National Grid Reference: TQ 26237 78835

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