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Swan House, Kensington and Chelsea

Description: Swan House

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 24 June 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 203623

OS Grid Reference: TQ2762177720
OS Grid Coordinates: 527621, 177720
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4840, -0.1634

Location: Chelsea Embankment, Kensington, Greater London SW3 4LA

Locality: Kensington and Chelsea
County: Greater London
Country: England
Postcode: SW3 4LA

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Listing Text


24.6.54 No 17
(Swan House)


House. 1876. R Norman Shaw, architect. 4-storey, basement and dormers. Mostly 7
windows. Red brick tiled roof. Carved eaves cornice. Overhanging first and second
floor, with second floor projecting beyond first floor, flanked by brick piers. Three
wide oriels with curved returns and semi-circular-headed central lights at first
floor. Leaded panes. Second floor windows long and narrow with glazing bars,
alternate windows 3-sided oriels with single brackets beneath. Central entrance with
swan motif over door.

Listing NGR: TQ2762177720

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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