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Latitude: 51.4863 / 51°29'10"N
Longitude: -0.1739 / 0°10'26"W
OS Eastings: 526886
OS Northings: 177949
OS Grid: TQ268779
Mapcode National: GBR 5P.4D
Mapcode Global: VHGQY.XXX0
Entry Name: 6 and 8, Mallord Street
Listing Date: 21 October 1994
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1265139
English Heritage Legacy ID: 425877
Location: Kensington and Chelsea, London, SW3
District: Kensington and Chelsea
Electoral Ward/Division: Stanley
Built-Up Area: Kensington and Chelsea
Traditional County: Middlesex
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London
Church of England Parish: Chelsea St John with St Andrew
Church of England Diocese: London
The following building shall be added:
TQ 2677 NE MALLORD STREET
249-/61/10035 Nos. 6 and 8 (even)
House, set over coach house or garage. 1912-13 by W. D. Caroe
for Percy Morris. Brown brick with red brick dressings; stone
cornice, plinth and architrave surround to central
ground-floor garage. Roof not visible, tall stacks. Three
storeys and attic. House entered to right, whence staircase
leads through first and second storeys, each with four rooms
per floor connected by cross-passage to servants' stairs
rising from rear (left) of garage to attic.
Main facade symmetrical save for door. Rusticated ground floor
with three sash windows under gauged brick heads. Double
doored garage to centre in stone architrave surround with
volute mouldings. To right of this panelled house door under
coved doorcase. The upper floors have opening casement windows
with leaded lights, those to centre recessed at first-floor
level between red brick panels and at second-floor level
further set back behind projecting sill band and volutes.
Modillion eaves cornice set back over this centrepiece.
Casement dormers with leaded lights and tiled cheeks.
Interior. Turned-baluster staircase rises through three
flights. First floor drawing room with fine panelling and
cornices, fireplace with Delft tiles under moulded fire
surround with arched centrepiece. This room now opens into
dining room, which is more simply panelled, with fireplace.
Tiled kitchen and bathroom behind, the latter with original
fittings. Many original cupboards and some fireplaces on
second floor; original fireplaces also in attic, with coloured
tiled surrounds. The whole interior retains its original
cornices, mouldings and other fittings to an exceptional
Included as a rare and complete surviving domestic work by the
church architect W. D. Caroe, which forms a strong group with
the adjacent listed houses in an important area developed for
artists and aesthetes 1909-1915.
Jennifer M Freeman, 'W. D. Caroe', 1991
Listing NGR: TQ2688677949
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