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Carlyle's House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Chelsea Riverside, London

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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

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1358142

English Heritage Legacy ID: 203648

Location: Kensington and Chelsea, London, SW3

County: London

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

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Listing Text

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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