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Latitude: 51.4841 / 51°29'2"N
Longitude: -0.1698 / 0°10'11"W
OS Eastings: 527178
OS Northings: 177718
OS Grid: TQ271777
Mapcode National: GBR 6Q.24
Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.0YLN
Entry Name: Carlyle's House
Listing Date: 24 June 1954
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1358142
English Heritage Legacy ID: 203648
Location: Kensington and Chelsea, London, SW3
District: Kensington and Chelsea
Electoral Ward/Division: Chelsea Riverside
Built-Up Area: Kensington and Chelsea
Traditional County: Middlesex
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London
Church of England Parish: All Saints (Chelsea Old Church)
Church of England Diocese: London
TQ 2777 NW CHEYNE ROW SW3
62/12 (east side)
24.6.54 Nos 16 to 22 (even)
GV No 24 (Carlyle's House)
Nos 26 to 34 (even)
Houses - 1708. (Old stone tablet on No 16 "This is Cheyne Row 1708"). Later
alterations. 3 storeys and basements, majority with dormers. Three windows (except
No 28 - 2 windows) and 1/2 blank window. Brown brick, some stucco ground floor. Mostly
flush framed windows with red gauged flat arches and dressings, and red brick bands at
first and second floor. Nos 16, 18 and 34 wood block bracketed eaves cornice, No 26
retains similar cornice below altered upper storey, Nos 20-24 stucco cornice at eaves.
Nos 16, 18 and 30 wood doorcases, Nos 18 and 30 with carved brackets and hoods, No 32
shell hood on carved brakets. Some first floor balconies to 16, 20 and 28. No 28
early C19 rebuilt front in yellow brick. No 24 - residence (1834-81) of Thomas Carlyle
and has white marble commemorative tablet with medallion portrait. Good interiors.
For garden walls to east of Nos 16, 18, 20, 24 and 26 qv Shrewsbury House, Cheyne
walls. (R.C.H.M. and Survey of London, Vol IV).
Listing NGR: TQ2718377726
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