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Aubrey House, Kensington and Chelsea

Description: Aubrey House

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 29 July 1949
English Heritage Building ID: 203515

OS Grid Reference: TQ2484380078
OS Grid Coordinates: 524843, 180078
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5059, -0.2026

Locality: Kensington and Chelsea
County: Greater London
Country: England
Postcode: W11 3TA

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Listing Text


29.7.49 Aubrey House


Mid C18, circa 1730-1740. Brown brick, red window arches; 3-storey, 5 window centre
with 2-storey, 3 window wings (possible slightly later), and modern additions to east.
The centre has a dentilled brick cornice and parapet and a dentilled brick pediment
over the 3-window central part which breaks forward slightly. There is a band between
ground and first floors. The doorcase has a dentilled pediment and entablature above
Tuscan pilasters. The east (to left) wing projects slightly and has a band across the
front continuing that of the main block. The west wing has been enlarged and altered
in C19. The back on the garden shows the same 3-storey centre with the top floor in
the parapet and a brick cornice below. The central one-window part projects slightly.
The wings on this side are in line with the main block. The windows on the first floor
retain their original cased frames. On the garden front to the extreme east beyond the
modern additions is a C19 Tuscan loggia.
Interior - the house is said to incorporate earlier features, but as far as could be
seen retains little except some simple mid C18 pedimented door surrounds. The
staircases appear to be C19. The house stands in very good grounds particularly at the

Listing NGR: TQ2484380078

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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