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Kelmscott House, Hammersmith and Fulham

Description: Kelmscott House

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 17 June 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 201922

OS Grid Reference: TQ2260078325
OS Grid Coordinates: 522600, 178325
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4906, -0.2355

Location: Upper Mall, Hammersmith, Greater London W6 9TA

Locality: Hammersmith and Fulham
County: Greater London
Country: England
Postcode: W6 9TA

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Listing Text



17.6.54 No 26 (Kelmscott House)


Substantial house. Circa 1785. Brown brick. 3 storeys, basement and
dormers. 5 windows wide. Central entrance. Timber doorcase with Ionic
pilasters, entablature with pulvinated frieze and bracketed cornice.
Square headed sashed windows; glazing bars. Parapet. Dormers. Addition
to left of 2 storeys. 1 window wide. Interesting interior features.
Commemorative tablets to :- 1. Construction of first electric telegraph here
by Sir Francis Ronalds, 1816; 2. William Morris who lived here 1878-96;
3. George MacDonald, Poet and Novelist, who lived here 1867-1877.

Listing NGR: TQ2260078325

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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