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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.


List entry Number: 1358142



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

County: Greater London Authority

District: Kensington and Chelsea

District Type: London Borough


National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 24-Jun-1954

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 203648

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TQ 2777 NW CHEYNE ROW SW3 62/12 (east side)

24.6.54 Nos 16 to 22 (even) GV No 24 (Carlyle's House) Nos 26 to 34 (even)


Houses - 1708. (Old stone tablet on No 16 "This is Cheyne Row 1708"). Later alterations. 3 storeys and basements, majority with dormers. Three windows (except No 28 - 2 windows) and 1/2 blank window. Brown brick, some stucco ground floor. Mostly flush framed windows with red gauged flat arches and dressings, and red brick bands at first and second floor. Nos 16, 18 and 34 wood block bracketed eaves cornice, No 26 retains similar cornice below altered upper storey, Nos 20-24 stucco cornice at eaves. Nos 16, 18 and 30 wood doorcases, Nos 18 and 30 with carved brackets and hoods, No 32 shell hood on carved brakets. Some first floor balconies to 16, 20 and 28. No 28 early C19 rebuilt front in yellow brick. No 24 - residence (1834-81) of Thomas Carlyle and has white marble commemorative tablet with medallion portrait. Good interiors. For garden walls to east of Nos 16, 18, 20, 24 and 26 qv Shrewsbury House, Cheyne walls. (R.C.H.M. and Survey of London, Vol IV).

Listing NGR: TQ2718377726

Selected Sources

Books and journals
'Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England' in Survey of London, , Vol. 4, ()

National Grid Reference: TQ 27178 77718


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