34, TITE STREET SW3

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1227010
Date first listed:
15-Apr-1969
Statutory Address:
34, TITE STREET SW3

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Location

Statutory Address:
34, TITE STREET SW3

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

County:
Greater London Authority
District:
Kensington and Chelsea (London Borough)
National Grid Reference:
TQ 27780 77910

Details

This List Entry was subject to a Minor Enhancement on 20 SEP 2016

TQ 2777 NE TITE STREET SW3 63/34 15.4.69 No 34

II

C19 terrace house listed for historic interest. Originally No 16. It was the family home of Oscar Wilde and his wife Constance Lloyd from their marriage in 1884, and that of their children, Cyril, born in 1885, and Vyvyan, 1886. The family lived there until Wilde’s trial for ‘gross indecency’ in 1895, when he was sentenced to two years with hard labour after being found guilty of engaging in sexual acts with other men. Following his conviction, Constance took the surname ‘Holland’ in a bid to disassociate herself from the scandal, and moved her sons to schools in Europe. The house has a London County Council (LCC) plaque on it, recording the association with Wilde. Brick-built with two-storeyed bay window. Three storeys, basement and attic. E W Godwin decorated the interior for Wilde in 1884. Listing NGR: TQ2778077910

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
424571
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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

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Date: 25 Apr 2004
Reference: IOE01/12020/04
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