205-209, KINGS ROAD


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Listed Building
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Statutory Address:
205-209, KINGS ROAD


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Statutory Address:
205-209, KINGS ROAD

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

Greater London Authority
Kensington and Chelsea (London Borough)
Non Civil Parish
National Grid Reference:
TQ 27172 78024


249/0/10232 KING'S ROAD 02-APR-02 205-209


205-209 (odd) King's Road

Corner block of three houses with shops below fronting onto the King's Road, with west-facing return to Oakley Street. C.1858, developed by Dr John Phene. Plum and yellow stock brick with stucco dressings. EXTERIORS: three storeys with attic. Five window front to the King's Road: Nos. 205 and 207 each of two windows in width, 209 with single wide window. Ground floors retain elements of 19th century shop fronts. First floor windows with moulded architraves, beneath hoods carried on consoles; second floor windows within moulded architraves, cast iron balconettes to No.207. Heavy modillion cornice. Attic windows set within square moulded architraves. Windows are mostly 2/2 pane sash windows with margin lights. Parapet pierced over windows with Italianate round-headed slots. Curved corner. Return to Oakley Street of three bays. Shop front continued round corner retains moulded window surrounds. Door, with overlight, set between Corinthian pilasters carrying an entablature. Channelled rusticated stucco to remainder of ground floor. Upper windows as per King's Road front, but right hand bay is blind, and attic storey architraves have lost their mouldings. Cornice and parapet as per King's Road front. INTERIORS: not inspected. HISTORY: part of Dr John Phene's development of the former glebe lands of the parish of Chelsea, an ambitious scheme of Italianate terraces of which this corner block forms a prominent part, forming a group with Nos.1-11 (odd) Oakley Street.


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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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