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Gloucester Road Underground Station

A Grade II Listed Building in Courtfield, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4944 / 51°29'39"N

Longitude: -0.1829 / 0°10'58"W

OS Eastings: 526237

OS Northings: 178835

OS Grid: TQ262788

Mapcode National: GBR 3L.3G

Mapcode Global: VHGQY.SP4S

Entry Name: Gloucester Road Underground Station

Listing Date: 7 November 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1080658

English Heritage Legacy ID: 203799

Location: Kensington and Chelsea, London, SW7

County: London

District: Kensington and Chelsea

Electoral Ward/Division: Courtfield

Built-Up Area: Kensington and Chelsea

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: Holy Trinity with St Paul, Onslow Sq and St Augustine, Sth Kensington

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text

TQ 2678 NW GLOUCESTER ROAD SW7
Gloucester Road
249/46/9 Underground Station

07.11.84 II

London Underground Station, of two linked blocks. To right the District Railway booking hall, of 1868, to left, Piccadilly Railway entrance, 1906, by Leslie Green. The former yellow stock brick, 2 storeys, 5 windows wide. Stone balustrade with ball finials. Brick stacks. Renewed ground floor, with arcaded opening.. Dentil cornicebetween ground and first floors. Inscription in mosaic over first floor reads: etropolitan and District Railways. Gloucester Road Station". Crowning cornice and blocking course. To left dark red faience block'with large arched window and modillion cornice, return to Courtfield Road. The Piccadilly line platforms have original tilework incorporating WAY OUT' and NO EXIT' signs. Gloucester Road is a unique example of the juxtaposition of two corporate styles.

Sources
Laurence Menear, London's Underground Stations, 1985
David Lawrence, Underground London, 1994

Listing NGR: TQ2623778835

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