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Kensington

05 November 2009

1878 – Luke Fildes House & Studio, Kensington, London

Architect: Richard Norman Shaw A Victorian artists’ colony in this part of Kensington with artists such as G.F. Watts and Luke Fildes, for instance, living in the immediate neighbourhood for many years. Fildes...

04 November 2009

1895 – Brompton Oratory, Kensington, London

Architect: Herbert Gribble Chosen after an architectural competition, The Building News and the British Architect were generally critical of Herbert Gribbles chosen design, who was only 29 when he won the competition. The...

25 October 2009

1881 – Houses in Harrington Gardens, Kensington, London

Architect: Ernest George & Peto Published in The Building News, June 3rd 1881.

14 October 2009

1872 – South Kensington Museum, London

Architect: Captain Francis Fowke The original facade of what was to become the Victoria and Albert Museum. Now part of the quadrangle behind Aston Webb’s new building completed in 1909. Fowke’s building was...

24 August 2009

1881 – Central Institution of the City & Guilds of London, South Kensington, London

Architect: Alfred Waterhouse Published in The Building News, December 23rd 1881. The Central Technical College building was designed by Alfred Waterhouse, better known as the architect of the Natural History Museum. The City...

05 August 2009

1903 – Rebuilding of Hornton Street, Kensington, London

Architect: Frank F. Chesterton

31 July 2009

1877 – Design for a New Vestry Hall, Kensington, London

From The Building News, 26 October 1877. Unsuccessful competition design for a new Vestry Hall for the Borough of Kensington.

22 July 2009

1891 – South Kensington Museum Competition, London

Architect: Aston Webb Published in The Building News, August 14th 1891.

22 July 2009

1891 – South Kensington Museum Competition, London