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Kensington

01 February 2014

1898 – Moscow Mansions, Cromwell Rd., Kensington, London

Architect: C.J. Pawley “This illustration shows the front elevation of a block of residential flats, now in course of erection, with a frontage to Cromwell-road of about 60ft. The elevation is being carried...

28 January 2014

1887 – St. Cuthbert’s Church, Kensington, London

Architect: Hugh Roumieu Gough The church was built in 1884-7 by the architect Hugh Roumieu Gough. The exterior is in red and black brick. This project is now complete he church is remarkable...

22 November 2012

1884 – Vestry Hall, Kensington, London

Architect: J.J. Stevenson & A.J. Adams Elevation towards High Street. Unbuilt proposal published in The Building News, August 1st 1884.

08 November 2012

1887 – Unsuccessful design for Imperial Institute, South Kensington, London

Architect: T.G. Jackson Unsuccessful competition entry by Thomas Graham Jackson to design a new Imperial Institute in Kensgington. The massive, and to our eyes overscaled, tower would have been a local landmark. The...

23 October 2012

1905 – Victoria Memorial, Kensington, London

Architect: Henry L. Florence Published in The Building News, August 11th 1905.

01 October 2012

1865 – Baptistry of St. Francis, Notting Hill, London

Architect: John Francis Bentley The church was built in 1860 by John Bentley, later famous as the architect of Westminster Cathedral. In 1865 Bentley extended the north aisle to include the Baptistry which...

27 August 2012

1873 – Church of St. John the Baptist, Holland Park, Kensington, London

Architect: James Brooks The site of the church was purchased from the Holland Estate in 1868 with the intention of building a daughter church in the parish of St Barnabas, Addison Road. A...

27 August 2012

1876 – New Houses, Exhibition Road, Kensington, London

Architect: William Young Perspective published in The Building News, September 1st 1876. Young was the favoured architect of Lord Iveagh, and worked on their English and Irish estates, notably at Farmleigh and Iveagh...

11 August 2012

1871 – Science Schools, South Kensington Museum, London

Architect: Major-General Henry Y.D. Scott Designed for the Science & Art Department, elevation, and details published in The Building News, March 10th 1876. As Director of New Buildings at the South Kensington Museum...