SERPENTINE ART GALLERY

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1217605

Date first listed: 01-Dec-1987

Statutory Address: SERPENTINE ART GALLERY, KENSINGTON GARDENS W2

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Location

Statutory Address: SERPENTINE ART GALLERY, KENSINGTON GARDENS W2

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

County: Greater London Authority

District: City of Westminster (London Borough)

National Grid Reference: TQ 26759 79996

Summary

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History

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Details

TQ 2679 NE KENSINGTON GARDENS, W2

1900/85/1

TQ 2680 SE Serpentine Art Gallery

1900-/76/6

GV 1/12/87 II

Art Gallery, formerly refreshment rooms. 1933-34. Designed by J. Grey West, chief architect of the Office of Works. Grey brick, red dressings; hipped tiled roof to eaves. Roughly square in plan. Single storeyed with two-storey core projecting upward in centre, surmounted by tall hipped roof and timber cupola (balustrade now missing). Flat roof to lower parts. Nine bays to sides, with centre three on three sides occupied by paired Doric columns and surmounted by balustrade. Open entrance recessed to north. Square-headed French windows with small panes and timber glazing bars. Taller part with half dormer windows having segmental pediments. Cornice. Two service wings attached to rear, treated in similar manner. SOURCE: The Builder, lOth August 1934.



Listing NGR: TQ2675979996

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 412762

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
'The Builder' in 10 August, (1934)
Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 17 Greater London

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