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Kensington

22 July 2009

1891 – South Kensington Museum Competition, London

Architect: T.G. Jackson

21 July 2009

1881 – Albert Hall Mansions, South Kensington, London

Architect: Richard Norman Shaw Front Perspective View as published in The Building News, October 21st 1881. Completed as illustrated and still used for housing accommodation today. “This building, which has lately been erected...

20 July 2009

1878 – House at Campden Hill, Kensington, London

Architect: Richard Norman Shaw

20 July 2009

1878 – New Vestry Hall, St. Mary Abbots, Kensington, London

Architect: Robert Walker “We give a perspective view and ground and first-floor plans of this building, now in course of erection from designs and under the superintendence of Mr. Robert Walker, F.R.I.BA., architect,...

20 July 2009

1878 – Brompton Oratory Competition, Kensington, London

An architectural competition was announced in January 1878 to design a new church. It was not limited to Catholics, and offered prizes of £200 and £75. The chief requirements were: the style was...

20 July 2009

1880 – Natural History Museum, Kensington, London

Architect: Alfred Waterhouse Previously a section of the British Museum, Richard Owen, who was appointed Superintendent of the collection in 1856 wanted to expand the museum. Land in South Kensington was purchased, and...

20 July 2009

1881 – Harrington Gardens, Kensington, London

Architect: Ernest George & Peto Perspective including ground plan as published in The Building News, June 3rd 1881.

16 July 2009

1875 – New House, Queen’s Gate, South Kensington, London

Architect: Richard Norman Shaw “We have satisfaction this week in publishing a reproduction of Mr. Norman Shaw’s Academy drawing of the new house now being erected under his architectural superintendence at Queen’s-gate, South...

16 July 2009

1873 – St. Luke’s Church, South Kensington, London

Architect: George & Henry Godwin Saint Luke’s was built in 1872 to 1873; designed by George and Henry Godwin. Chiefly responsible for fundraising was the Reverend William Fraser Handcock, a clergyman of means,...